Hey Ignacio. One interest I have most about Panama is the cultures other than African American Panamanians. For example, my mom told me about Chinese people being in Panama, being fluent in Spanish and all of that. I would like to know more about them.
Hi Lourdes. Thank you for commenting on my post! My Grandmother and Grandfather were both born in Panama and so was my Mother, aunts and uncles. I have never been to Panama before but know a lot about the culture and the religion Panamanian people live by. Also, what’s your backround?
I am Alejandro Rose. What’s important to know about me is that I was the first generation in my family to be born in the U.S. I was born in Brooklyn, NY, August 11, 2002. I have been living in the area in B
Immigration policies are impacting the social structure of the U.S negatively. It is holding back ethnic communities from providing American people their culture, way of life, and what they can provide in society.
Immigration policies are impacting the social structure of the U.S negatively. It is holding back ethnic communities from providing American people their culture, way of life, and what they can provide in society. From foods, creations, and clothing, immigrants...
This is a youth-powered social network and multimedia publishing platform 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.
There are over 10,000 posts and over 17,000 comments by young people on the site on topics as diverse as the American Dream, Shakespeare, and sports as well as original poems and stories.
Youth Voices is a platform for youth to write about their interests, both in school and outside of school: what they are reading, what their hobbies or future careers might be, what they enjoy in their spare time. Like all of us, students follow our national leadership and form opinions. They are also welcome to write about those topics as well.
Youth Voices is fully non-partisan and welcomes youth of all types, from all regions, and with all viewpoints. Educators support youth in writing and thoughtfully responding to each other through the use of commenting guides, using tags to show common interests, playlists to support self-guided inquiry; opinions expressed by writers are their own.
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.