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Teaching Students to Embrace Mistakes - Edutopia

Teaching Students to Embrace Mistakes - Edutopia | Lower school | Scoop.it
For the last ten years, we've worked one-on-one with students from elementary school through graduate school. No matter their age, no matter the material, when you ask what they're struggling with, s

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Assessments should further instruction, and having students learn from their mistakes is the best lesson you can teach.

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Daniel Pink at ASCD: why being persuasive in the classroom is more important than ever - The Cornerstone

Daniel Pink at ASCD: why being persuasive in the classroom is more important than ever -  The Cornerstone | Lower school | Scoop.it

"When we try to lead, teach, instruct, or explain, we usually spend most of our time talking about HOW to do something. We don’t spend nearly enough time talking about the WHY. This is the cheapest persuasive tool you have: explaining WHY."

 


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The "why" is the motivator. Every child wants to understand the importance of their learning. You need their "buy in." So as you create lessons think of "why" first, and then you will have more students who listen to the "how."

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