This quote resonates with creative innovators, artists, designers… just everyone who notices their gift. This quote is especially significant to me because I heard it first during a presentation by educator Niharika Kabra, Academic Head – Audit and Training, Potter’s Wheel Education Services, Hyderabad, India.
Everyone is born creative; everyone is given a box of crayons in kindergarten. Then when you hit puberty they take the crayons away and replace them with dry, uninspiring books on algebra, history, etc. Being suddenly hit years later with the ‘creative bug’ is just a wee voice telling you, ‘I’d like my crayons back, please.’ Hugh Magnus Macleod
“We read faces. We read between the lines. We view multimedia. We examine art. To #read is to make meaning of a variety of texts that are printed, digital, physical, and often complex.” ~Susan Sabella, on Twitter
“I had to remind myself that the lines on the court are the same; the
court’s the same size. Everything around it may be bigger but the court’s
the same size.”
~~Cori “Coco” Gauff, 15 year-old tennis player speaking on July 3, 2019 at
the 2019 Wimbledon tournament. Gauff is the youngest player at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open.
Good quote to share with your students, especially as the school year starts.
A wonderful verse for the start of school…
“Only that day dawns to which we are awake.”
~Henry David Thoreau
Yoga in Bryant Park, New York, Photo by Helen Teague
“Nobody is defined by the challenges they face~ Only by the strength that each has given them.”
—Molly Burke, author of It’s Not What It Looks Like, an Audible online original audio-book