Why We Should Embrace Mistakes in School

Helping students respond to perceived failure:
1) Adjust the learning context: “Let’s try this another way”
2) Encourage persistence: “Keep trying, Don’t give up!”
3) Model self-compassion: “Be kind to yourself when you’re confused; it’s okay.”
4) Build positive relationships with students: “I see your strengths, and I believe in you.”
5) Focus on resilience: “Even though this is tough, you will find your way.”

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