Sunday, September 23, 2007

Quotation of the Week

Bloggers seem to have many carnivals and traditions in their blogs and I thought I would start one here on Writing Frameworks. I would often use quotations with my students to have them think about and make connections between their learning and their lives. Ironically, our NYS Regents exam asks students to do something similar in their "Critical Lens" essay. So I thought that I would post each Sunday/Monday the quote of the week - something that spoke to me and followed a theme. And you - dear readers, have the opportunity to reflect and post your thoughts on the quotation in the comments section.

Inspired by the "official" arrival of Fall and my reading of the book, Change or Die, this week's quote is about change:

We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.

Lynn Hall, Where Have All the Tigers Gone?, 1989

Your reactions?

1 comment:

Jennifer said...

I need to mull this one over - it raises questions about nature versus nurture, destiny, and our control over own lives. Or perhaps it doesn't and I really shouldn't be checking my feed at 1:15 AM after a bumpy flight.