Edutopia has a nice article regarding the learning opportunities that come from mistakes and how students can be facilitated and encouraged to see mistakes as not just one of, but a 'key' opportunity for growth.Lifehacker, the renown strategy site, states, "You can only learn from a mistake after you admit you've made it. " The post also has a Learning from Mistake Checklist:
The key take-aways from this:
One of the most valuable things educators can do in business, schools, industry and NGOs is to create self-directed, life-long learners. Accepting and learning from mistakes is a key foundation stone for this.
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