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.
- Ask questions about the process.
- Observe them closely.
- Model persistence
- Create safe spaces for learning