Do we ignore mistakes, brushing them aside for the sake of our self-confidence? Or do we investigate the errors, seeking to learn from the snafus? The latter approach, suggests a series of studies, could make you learn faster.
It's unlikely we're ever going to narrow the achievement gap between rich and poor unless we narrow the "good parenting gap" between rich and poor families. Yes, I know I'm going to catch a lot of grief for saying that.
Schools nationwide have rushed to supply their classrooms with computers, and many policy makers say it is foolish to do otherwise. But the contrarian point of view can be found at the epicenter of the tech economy, where some parents and educators have a message: computers and schools don’t mix.