Twenty-five percent of my Kindergarten class speaks English as a first language. The other twelve students speak another language at home and came in at varying degrees of speaking, from rough converstional to absolutely nothing. In the last six months, part of my job has been to teach them to write in English. Every thought is a struggle, every word Read More
When I was 12 years old my favorite book character was turned into a tree to save the lives of her fellow Elves. Damned Terry Brooks doing this to me again 13 years later. This is like Prim/Rue all over again. Grumble humph.
“The creative adult is the child who has survived.” – Ursula K. LeGuin
“All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” – Pablo Picasso