Class Struggle: Kathy Rondon

Posted at 05:49 AM ET, 11/24/2009

Extra Credit--Homeschooling means more writing

We are homeschooling this year, and early on, my 13-year-old son said, "You know, you're making us do a lot more writing than I'm used to." (This said, of course, as if I hadn't realized it and would give them some relief. Ha!) He has since dropped his objection and has started to make some progress on short writing assignments, which is how I'm starting out. My daughter, who is 11, embraced my writing requirements and is currently working on a 10,000 word novella for a writing contest (her idea, not mine).

By Jay Mathews  |  05:49 AM ET, 11/24/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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