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Kids learn better by trying and failing

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Nate Kornell, Matthew Hays, and Robert Bjork of U.C.L.A. found that kids learn better if conditions are arranged so that errors are more likely. This contradicts the commonly accepted practice of “errorless learning” of many educators. According to the U.C.L.A. study, trying and failing is good for learning. Read about the study here.

By Guy Kawasaki.

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  • Anonymous

    Yes! The fear and stigma of "failure" are holding up human progress on all levels. Personally, I am most proud of some of my failures (not all of them though LOL).