Welcome to a stream of ideas as I venture on a journey to develop young writers. This blog will be influenced by my current reading list, conferences, colleagues, your comments and of course the students I work with each day. The connection between all forms of early literacy will also frequent the blog and their importance in the writing process for young learners.
1: having a compulsive or urgent quality <a driven sense of obligation>
2: propelled or motivated by something —used in combination <results-driven>
Examples of DRIVEN
They are driven, successful people.
<a man with a driven need to be loved or liked by everyone>
(Directly from Merriem-Webster.com)
Driven, what does it mean to be driven? Well, I guess I looked it up because I was curious enough to know what the dictionary had to say, but really, definition aside . . . who is driven? What kind of person? Does it come naturally . . . do you need to work at it . . . does it come in phases . . . what matters . . . and what are the outcomes?