One of the 21st century skills we hope to instill in our students is the courage to take risks. A part of taking risks is the chance that you might fail. When you fail how do you react? What do you learn?
This past week I’ve thought a lot about failure and what that means with my day to day responsibilities. I’ve actually failed a lot. But the other side of risk is success. I’ve also had some success. How did I react to the success? What did I learn?
Do you take risks at work? Do you feel comfortable taking risks at work? Are we all modeling the behavior we want to see in our students?
I hope you’ll think about all of that for a few minutes. I also want you to think about a recent failure and what you did as a result to make yourself better.
Hope you have a great weekend!
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