What's the best way to inspire young writers?
Teach them to dream!
essays about summer vacation are long gone," according
to children's author, Dorette Rota Jackson.
kids want to be challenged. Reading and writing are very personal
experiences for them…they're extensions of their own personalities."
Me," a creative writing workshop for elementary
school students, is a unique, interactive program that helps
kids focus on their dreams, their goals, their ability to communicate,
Jackson explained. "Every child has something to say. Some
are just more comfortable saying it!"
My WishRock®, a heartwarming
tale about a little boy who believes in himself and the power
of his wish, Jackson encourages parents to "teach your
children to dream." They will learn to appreciate simple
childhood rituals like wishing on a star-experiences that spark
their creativity and motivate them to read and write more, she
hands-on workshop gets youngsters involved with the writing
process, from generating ideas to drafting a story.
Students are invited to share their "books" with their
classmates, demonstrating that writing styles are as unique-and
the authors themselves.
Principal of Blackwood Elementary School, called Jackson an
"outstanding author and motivational speaker. It is obvious
to me that she enjoys sharing her experiences with young people
and watching the lamps of learning burn in the minds of children.
Our children were actively engaged throughout each presentation…they
wrote their own books and presented them to their classmates."
My WishRock® was available
to more than 50,000 participants in the Philadelphia Free Library's
2003 Summer Reading Program. According to librarian Marilyn
Barr of the Fumo Family Branch, "It was the most coveted
prize among young readers."
fundraising programs, designed to help schools raise money for
needed books and supplies, are also high on the request list,
according to Jackson, who has been a guest author at numerous
schools and libraries throughout the region.
the 45-minute Read Me workshop is $249 ($199 @ for two or more
sessions). To book your session or to learn more about My
WishRock and its fundraising programs, contact WishRock Enterprises
LLC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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