Everybody makes it

I met a kindergarten head yesterday who’s been teaching kids for 31 years. Consistent with her sunny disposition, she said “Everybody makes it, Rohan. Nearly every kid I know is successful in one way or another.”

I largely agreed with her. Everybody does make “it.” But, I said so then and will say so again – my only wish for education, and for us when we play the role of teachers, mentors, and friends, is that we will help those we come into contact realize that the “it” is entirely their definition.

Let’s take some time to define our “it.”