Student Writing

One World Education believes that students should write to be read, in addition to earning a grade. We select and publish around 1% of the exemplary writing from Student Ambassadors who completed the One World Program in order to model grade-level writing and to create a forum for peer-to-peer learning. Additionally, every student-authored essay is accompanied by a Reflection Experience, which is a series of content and reading comprehension assessments.

Student Ambassador: Taronne Garland | Ambassador Class: 2016 | Grade: 10
Taronne argues that video games contribute to a negative change in the behavior of children over time, so there should be stricter regulations on video games to in order to protect vulnerable young players from their detrimental effects.
 
Student Ambassador: Henry Zamore | Ambassador Class: 2016 | Grade: 6
In his essay, Henry discusses the many reasons he feels that weapons shouldn’t be allowed in schools, including the possible use of excessive force, danger to students, and the comfort of students.
 
Student Ambassador: Abosede Onibon-Oje | Ambassador Class: 2016 | Grade: 10
Abosede discusses how lowering the cost of public college or establishing free college will reduce the amount of stress placed on college students, allow people to pursue education without going into debt, and eliminate the excuse of college not being affordable.
 
Student Ambassador: Yoseph Habtu | Ambassador Class: 2016 | Grade: 6
In his essay, Yoseph explains why he thinks schools should have an active role in bullying prevention, and discusses the ways in which they can make a difference in the daily lives of their students, including lunch programs, student task forces, and communication activities.
 
Student Ambassador: Rashad Calhoun | Ambassador Class: 2016 | Grade: 7
Rashad argues why he thinks that if the police wore body cameras and were held accountable for their actions, it would help improve our community and stop police brutality.
 
Student Ambassador: Nya Segears | Ambassador Class: 2016 | Grade: 10
Nya discusses how food inequality is a serious issue for low-income families throughout cities in the United States because it often results in health issues, which cause more money problems, especially for minorities, as well as how the government and communities must work together to change this.
 
Student Ambassador: Joy Nash | Ambassador Class: 2016 | Grade: 10
In her essay, Joy discusses how genders and gender roles are not clear-cut categories that can be applied to everyone and why it is critical that we encourage people to follow and express their own truth, regardless of gender norms, so that everyone is able contribute fully to society.
 
Student Ambassador: Jason Matlock | Ambassador Class: 2015 | Grade: 8
Jason discusses how video games are proven to develop many valuable mental, social, and emotional skills. He believes that due to these benefits schools will eventually take advantage of them in order to give students the opportunity to enjoy a more entertaining learning experience.
 
Student Ambassador: Yazmeen Kelly | Ambassador Class: 2015 | Grade: 12
In her essay, Yazmeen details the ramifications of employers not paying women fairly, such as causing problems at home and increasing the rate of poverty, and discusses why she feels this is a significant problem for both women and men across the country.
 
Student Ambassador: Jessica Amaya | Ambassador Class: 2015 | Grade: 8
Jessica argues why she feels it is important to have security officers in schools. She dicusses both sides of the debate, presenting evidence to support her opinion that they create an environment that students and teachers need to succeed and do well in school.
 

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