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.
Homework...one of the more controversial topics in K-12 education.
We wholeheartedly believe in this quote. Forming relationships with your students from day one is essential to a successful school year.
In our class of 23 sixth graders this past year, every single one of them read 40 books or more. Every. Single. One.
So, where to start? I am a passionate, enthusiastic, outspoken, sensitive, born and bred Cincinnatian.