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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Failure is one of the best teaching tools. It is how we learn to rethink our actions and reflect on our processes - finding and correcting our mistakes. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.

Why competition should not be all about winning
Children begin to flex their competitive muscle around age five, according to some researchers. Yet, the capacity to process failure develops later, which means young children need coping support, researchers say. The coach of a youth swim group urges swimmers to focus on improving skills instead of besting the other swimmers. National Public Radio/NPR Ed blog (8/5)Bookmark and Share

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