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Re: writing in the classroom


Date: Sun Oct 22 2000 - 15:51:38 PDT

In a message dated 10/22/00 1:10:15 PM Central Daylight Time,

<< We should celebrate student work at all stages and cheer them as they
get better!!! Not wait until they are "perfect" before celebrating what
accomplish. Some of these children will never be "perfect"! But they can
excited about what they do accomplish. >>

Very well said. How many little souls have been crushed and not strong enough
to try again and again. I was one of those and it wasn;t until I was 25 and
an art class just for fun that I got my first A - my first A in all my
academic years.
Had someone encouraged me along the way I might have blossomed alot sooner.
Perfection and criticism can be a killer! Roberta