Of course we have all heard the phrase, "Practice Makes Perfect." In a conversation I had with a young child recently, I was just about to say that phrase when I knew that I didn't quite believe it. I certainly understand its sentiment, as noted in my blog post from earlier in the year. I understand the phrase, but I don't agree with the destination or desired outcome. As we all know, there's no such thing as perfect. Every thing that amy be deemed as perfect can always go through another revision. And so, the phrase, "Practice Makes Perfect" isn't something I wanted to say to the child. Instead, I wanted to shift the focus to ongoing learning, ongoing effort, ...
It was such a pleasure, privilege, and honor to be on Jennifer Williams' blog post on Shared Stories of Pedagogical Practice. Jennifer made the above amazing image of my quote, my belief, my calling. Thank you Jennifer!