My vice principal recently shared a few articles about the role of failure in learning.
What Do Kids Really Learn from Failure?, by Alfie Kohn
Failure is Essential to Learning, by Bob Lenz
The Art of Failing Successfully, by Jonah Lehrer
The Benefits of Failure, by Peter DeWitt
This quote stuck out to me:
So what do you think? How do you think we (teachers, parents, peers…) can create a balance between creating a safe space for students to fail, take risks, and learn from their failures while promoting high expectations and achievement?