Thought-provoking advice…great for all language arts teachers and educators who have a writer’s brain. We must cultivate empathy for our students and our selves. Self-awareness is an excellent tool!
[By Guest Blogger Randi Beck]
According to randomly chosen sources with important sounding names, these are the 10 most frequent warning signs of early memory loss:
- Disrupts daily life
- Problems planning or problem solving
- Difficulty completing tasks or managing a budget.
- Confusion with time or place.
- Difficulty judging distance, contrast, or color.
- Problems with words in writing or speaking, not sure how to finish what one is saying.
- Misplacement and difficulty retracing steps.
- Decreased or poor judgement.
- Withdrawal from work or social activities.
- Changes in mood and personality.
Now. Read that list again and thing about writing a novel. Or a poem, essay, blog, to do list, or short story for that matter. Think about what it means to be a writer. Creepy, huh?
I’m not suggesting we’re all doomed to early onset Alzheimer’s (though it does run in my family and Sam can attest to my displaying a large…
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