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Writing Tips from Kinder Part 1: Excuses

January 20, 2013 Heather 2

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

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Ellcrys

December 28, 2012 Heather 0

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.

August 13, 2012 Heather 0

“The creative adult is the child who has survived.” – Ursula K. LeGuin

August 9, 2012 Heather 0

“All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” – Pablo Picasso

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