Image from lgiu.org.uk - Kintsugi Art

This morning Naomi and I have talked about failures and cracks. I am leaving here just a couple of suggestions that might help you to think about the cracks that let your light in. How can we discover that our cracks are gold? How can we help our students to do the same, in the classroom, in their assessments, online?

First, take to the time to discover or re-discover the Kintsugi Art.

Then, listen to Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen - Anthem (Live in London)
Ring the bells that still can ring
Forget your perfect offering
There is a crack, a crack in everything
That’s how the light gets in.

What are the cracks that make you who you are, that need to be filled with gold?

What are the cracks that let your light in (and out)? You do not need to share them but please note them somewhere.

How can we make sure that we recognise them, celebrate them, bring them to the classroom (wherever the classroom is)? How can we help our students to see their cracks in this way? And their failures?

How can we discover that our cracks are gold and light? How can we help our students to do the same, in the classroom, in their assessments, online? Share here.

Time to say goodnight.....

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