Americans value their freedom and independence. People come from all over the world to live in America and strive for the “American Dream”, whatever that may be to you. The American Dream is different for ev
I agree with you that we should be focusing on bigger things like our freedom and independence more than what house we live in or what we wear. I thought your argument was well worded and I enjoyed reading your post.
Our founding fathers built this country on liberty. It’s a country where people shouldn’t be afraid to show their own beliefs. In 1963 Martin Luther King proclaimed in his I Have a Dream Speech “I have a d
I really like your post. I thought that the questions you were asking were interesting and thought provoking. Most of the questions you brought up I was able to ask myself. My favorite question that you asked was “Will I learn to be patient/ not give up?” I liked that question because for me it’s hard to stay calm and not give up. I liked how y…[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.