Saturday, October 24, 2015

31 Days of Art and Inspiring Words - Day 24

Today is Day 24 of the 31 Days of Writing - the daily blogging challenge for October.

As a teacher of over 30 years at the primary level, I know the importance of the connection between children, teachers and books. Every year my main goals was to ensure that the children I taught loved reading and books. How exciting to see children lost in a good book, whether they were reading themselves, or were being read to.Some of my best memories of teaching were reading a favourite chapter book and having the children plead for just one more chapter.

Malala Yousafzai is an incredible young woman, a role model and hero for all. She has faced death and survived; and still fights for education for all.There is a documentary out now on her life - we all need to see it.

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