Teach Your Kids To Fail

I read a great article by Jessica Grose this morning that I had to share with you. It’s not a new story, but with all the dissonance on the subject I think these ideas are important to anchor.

A teacher, mentor, coach, or parent’s beliefs about failure probably influences the way our students, athletes and children handle, rebound, and learn from their own set-backs.

Here are four tips about getting children (and young adults) comfortable with their failures.

  1. Ask questions about the process.
  2. Observe them closely.
  3. Model persistence
  4. Create safe spaces for learning

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/08/parenting/teach-your-kids-to-fail.html

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