... I believe their confidence increased greatly due to the positive feedback from Ms. Murray and this, in turn, helped them achieve their potential. Both students met with Ms. Murray and I before the start of their freshman year and both had continued writing throughout the summer in the journals.
Moira Bradford, 8th grade teacher AMS
... which focused on how writing can make a difference in the world. Janet Hurley worked in my classroom for at least ten hours every week for three months. The children in my fifth grade class ate it all up. Partly they were eager for this real world talk and partly they were drawn in by her skills as a teacher. The children felt her investment in them and her investment of time inspired them to write phenomenal, thought-full essays.
May Castelloe, Teacher, Isaac Dickson Elementary, Asheville