There are many problem that arise from the topic of lowering the drinking age. Since 1984, the drinking age of the United States was 18. Lowering the drinking age back down to 18 would pose some problems, but
I like your description of your strong connection with your family and God, Jadyn. I feel like some people seem to disconnect with there parents and God in high school and college, so its great that you’re very close to them.
I agree with your description of America’s freedom. We as a culture are very rich with differing viewpoints, which allows us to get input from every side of the political spectrum. This is what makes us really free.
I agree with you Jenniffer, I believe uniqueness is important for each person to have. Our differences are what make each of us ourselves. Its important that we don’t try to fill anyone else’s shoes and live the way we want.
I think this post is very interesting. You describe anxiety so well, I feel like it helps people connect with what your saying. “You know that feeling you get standing on stage about to read your speech in front of 100 people? The sweaty hands you get. That is anxiety!” This helped me connect to the anxiety you were talking about throughout the…[Read more]
This is a youth-powered social network that was started in 2003 by a group of teachers from local sites of the National Writing Project.
We merged several earlier blogging projects. We have found that there are many advantages to bringing students together in one site that lives beyond any particular class. It's easier for individual students to read and write about their own passions, to connect with other students, comment on each other's work, and create multimedia posts for each other. Further, it's been exciting for us to pool our knowledge about curriculum, connected learning, and digital literacies.
If being part of such a community makes sense to you, we invite you to join us. We welcome all youth and any teacher interested in having students publish online and participate in the give and take of a social network like Youth Voices.