STEM Students Need to Experience Failure — as a good thing!!

This article is fantastic regarding failure as a science student and “getting back up” to try again.

http://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2012/11/23/stem-students-must-be-taught-to-fail

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One thought on “STEM Students Need to Experience Failure — as a good thing!!”

  1. Thanks for sharing this important message. It goes hand-in-hand with the need to re-frame the motivational meaning of the word “struggle” and think of it in positive terms – something I’ve recently posted about too (http://cognitioneducation.wordpress.com/2012/11/12/whats-struggling-got-to-do-with-achievement/). Indeed, the feeling of accomplishment that comes from struggling through a problem is so much greater than the feeling that comes from checking one more easy thing off the list!

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