"I thought of american studies today when i heard on the news that there is a publishing company that is taking out the "N" word from the book, Huckle berry finn. Although it would no longer be offensive to specific people, it would loose…"
"Its interesting to see what the united states perception of the west was back then. They truely thought they were bring light into the darkness. That God wanted them to expand west to spread the knowledge of the Christian religion. this painting is…"
"I wonder if people know that you can get a lot of great deals online that are just as good if you go to the store. Black friday is like when the full moon comes, everyone just looses their minds and thinks about great deals! It's crazy! its…"
"ITOASTW I was watching the movie "into the wild" and thought about emerison and how he was trying to achieve this nature bound Godly sense. That nature pulled you closer to God. it's too bad that this intelligent main character had it…"
"Fremd is supposed to prepare us for college...
In college we take our finals and then go on break. It is the perfect and most effective way to retain the knowledge also because your studying extremely hard and it would retain longer over break…"
I totally agree with you. Our society and culture is so wrapped around the fact during the Christmas season, we get gifts! Adults sometimes go on the verge of going into debt in order to buy all the best gifts for the people they care about.…"
"I cannot wait for Writers Week this year. I look forward to hear the voices of students' opinions at our school and how it enriches everyone elses opinions. I love to see guest speakers and how they made writing their life and how it is really…"
"This video is a fairly descent explanation and sum up of the way. It shows a lot of facts and information in an easy way to take it in. Speeding up the Civil war to a 4 minute video helps demonstrate the strategies the north and south had, how many…"
"This is what the current age has standards of sadly. TV and movie ratings are getting less and less strict because the standards that America once held are dwindling. Elvis Presley used to be video from the waist up because of his inappropriate…"
"I agree that this would be a great idea. Laptops are the future of a learning environment. In college we are required a laptop and that computer becomes our organization and source for learning though books, internet, notes and programs that write…"
What's up fellow ningers?! :D Happy New Year! Somehow I ended up on the Ning this morning. Don't know if Mr.Anderson and Mr.McCusker remember our American Studies class from 09-10. Great times. It doesn't seem like this Ning has continued on over the years. What happened?See More
"There are many options out there, but to standardize is to tell a lot of teachers to learn something new or unfamiliar... it's a tricky subject. That's why I'd love to start my own school, powered by Edmodo, Ning, etc :)"
I'm not usually someone who writes a lot , not publicly anyway but I do love to express my self through art, usually visual art but most of the time the art I make is influenced by something . In this case it's a song a written by one of my favorite musicians as a response to the feeling of horror and disbelief as he watched the Twin Towers in New York go from icons to ruins on 9/11/01. The song is sad,…See More