Before I walk into a room to teach, I assume the the following:
All students have a story to tell.
All students can be great writers.
All students are talented and have important things to add to this world.
All students have wisdom within.
Therefore, my work is to help them draw it out, give it form and expression, so that their writing lifts off the page and empowers their lives.
This is one student’s expression to the prompt: “In my life, I have learned…”