Searching for the Next “Golden Ticket”

“Charlie picked it up and tore off the wrapper . . . and suddenly . . . from underneath the wrapper . . . there came a brilliant flash of gold. Charlie’s heart stood still. ‘It’s a Golden Ticket!’ screamed the shopkeeper, leaping about a foot in the air. ‘You’ve got a Golden Ticket! You’ve found the last Golden Ticket! . . .

In a few seconds, there was a crowd of about twenty people clustering around Charlie, and many more were pushing their way in from the street. Everybody wanted to get a look at the Golden Ticket and at the lucky finder.” – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Education is always looking for the next BIG push and there is this burning desire to find the one thing that will bring success. This isn’t anything new. We are drawn to success. Drawn to stories of underdogs. Drawn to those who are down and less fortunate, only to see them rise up and succeed. Continue reading “Searching for the Next “Golden Ticket””

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