Don’t be so failure-adverse: I once heard someone say “if we’re not afraid to be wrong, we’ll actually be right more often.” We need to create places where it is safe to try new things, realizing that some won’t work, but others may be transformational.
A Proposal for Thoughtful Impatience
Richard Culatta
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Huge challenge! When parents are making decisions about their kids’ future, few are willing to take risks. I asked some parents and educators in Brazil if they would move their kids from an affordable traditional (low quality) school to a school based in new methods, and most of them said they would not move until they see the results…

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