I told her the proverbial, “Go, fly!” I gave her the time and space and let her write. She was writing with a purpose - following her plot outline - but she was also writing with PASSION - perhaps the very beginning of fulfillment of her potential as a creative writer.
I just hung up after consulting with a former colleague---she is a Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) and mother of a gifted son.
Homework...one of the more controversial topics in K-12 education.
Commitment---without it, none of the other components we have discussed in these series mean a thing.
We wholeheartedly believe in this quote. Forming relationships with your students from day one is essential to a successful school year.