I believe that people in the US should all have the same rights in order to truly be American. But one may ask, what does it mean to be an “American”?
Some say it means to make a change, and to make sure its a g
I am pleased with your post, “What Does It Mean to Be American?
” because it defines what most people think is the American dream.
One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “We are here for a reason because our ancestors wanted a new opportunity and a better life. ” I think this is not true for everybody´s ancestor…[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.