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Lesson Plans

Re: demystifying

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Lawrence A. Parker/OCCTI (occti)
Fri, 22 Oct 1999 07:46:54 -0400

> They seem so afraid to be simply creative!
> Too much concern with the right answer? I don't think so. Fear of
> approaches. Going out on a limb. Doing something unique. Expressing
> themselves. Everyone wants to "fit in."
> MP

The fear of being 'wrong' ? Nearly the same as your 'concern with the right
answer.' We need so much to make our children comfortable with making
mistakes which may be new and creative ways of doing things. Process
mistakes are not the same as moral or ethical rights and wrongs. They are,
instead, the random side of creativity.

According to Miles Davis, "There are no mistakes."