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: Tatiana Robinson | Ambassador Class: 2017 | Grade: 10
Tatiana argues that if we want to say we live in a democracy, the electoral college should be abolished. She describes its history and how it is no longer representative of the people, and how when she is old enough to vote, she wants to be sure her vote actually counts!
 
Student Ambassador: Zora Gregory | Ambassador Class: 2017 | Grade: 8
In her essay, Zora argues that Congress should implement a law that disqualifies anyone using hate speech during their candidacies, which she believes would help decrease the amount of hate speech used, and as the result, the number of hate crimes.
 
Student Ambassador: Emma Lawrence | Ambassador Class: 2017 | Grade: 10
Emma argues that gendered advertising towards children needs to be stopped since it puts pressure on families to fill society’s rigid gender binary and it limits children’s future occupational opportunities. Having all children play with all types of toys in ads and removing gender-specific labels could go a long way towards ungendering toys.
 
Student Ambassador: Reinna Brummett Swayze | Ambassador Class: 2016 | Grade: 8
In her essay, Reinna discusses the damages she believes climate change is causing to the environment and the world in which we live. After looking at the arguments for and against implementing policies to reduce climate change, she urges everyone to start reducing their impact now.
 
Student Ambassador: Cheraine Pugh | Ambassador Class: 2016 | Grade: 10
Cheraine argues that animal testing is cruel and needs to stop, describing the many damaging consequences for animals, humans, and the environment. She advocates for taking a stand to end animal testing by using alternative methods and boycotting animal tested products.
 
Student Ambassador: Diego Flores | Ambassador Class: 2016 | Grade: 8
In his essay, Diego discusses what he, and people across the country, see as unfair court decisions concerning the deaths of unarmed people at the hands of policemen and what he feels the government must do to prevent these mistakes from happening again.
 
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.
 

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