I thought the following email

4/16/08 — I thought the following email from a third grade teacher worth sharing. Not only is it funny, poking fun at a common stereotype, but also brings up a point worth considering:

“Dear, Tom — I’m trying to do more writing with my students these days. I know we just need to write, but sometimes it seems so hard to get started, or so much work to edit. I guess work is a part of the territory.