The topic of my hook was foster youth in California. I am trying to present on how not many foster youth are getting support in the system. I had to record myself at least 3 times to create the final version I
The text excerpt I chose to present in my third recording was “Now All Ariana Grande survivors of the Manchester Arena bomb will be given free tickets to this Sunday’s benefit gig” by Joe Nerssessian. I feel that
The two videos I watched was “TED’s secret to great public speaking” and “Good and Bad Examples of Presentation.” Down below are the links to my annotations. Chris Anderson wanted the viewers to understand that
I chose agriculture because I’m interested in the plants that we eat. The three questions I have is who is checking the crops?, how do they know that it is healthy or not?, and why are there so much chemicals in
I support biotechnology because it helps our health and lives on our planet but we need to stay on top of it because we not sure of how long this will last to keep us healthy and alive. We need to do more research
Biotechnology help improve our lives and health of our planet by developing technologies and products with cellular and biomolecular. For example food products such as bread and cheese. Biotechnology work with the
The foster care system is a 454 year old system that consists of a caseworker, foster parent, foster kids, and a therapist (if needed). The goal for foster care is usually to reunite the child with the birth
The foster care system can have a negative effect the academic performance of children in foster care. One child who moved between several different homes remembered the negative impact those moves had on his
I wake up at 6:45am. I grab my tablet from the side of my bed and read my fanfiction which is of course Transformers. *At 7:10 I would wake my sister up and go into the bathroom. When I go into the bathroom I
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.