children’s writing
The Inspired Pencil

Letter to the Teacher and an Itty Bitty Lesson on Executive Functioning

The other day my son finally found THE letter in the mailbox.  He was so excited that he was holding it up over his head running in from the mailbox.  “It’s here!  It’s here!  Can I open it?”  he said.  “Of course” I said with bated breath, hoping he got the teacher he wanted… (By the way, bated is a shortened form of ‘abated’, meaning to bring down, lower or depr
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The votes are in! Winners are…

Quote Quest 2012 Winners Thank you for submitting some amazing quotes for the first batch of Inspired Pencils! And the winners are… 1) “Nothing beats a failure but a try.” ~Pauletta Vaughn. Submitted by Jackie L. 2) “The time is always right to do the right thing” -Martin Luther King, Jr Submitted by Sophie T. 3) “Imagination is more important than knowledge, for knowledge is limited.
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