Thanks for reminding us that it is ok for us to fail.
Winston Churchhill said “Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.”
In my days as a high school teacher I often encouraged my students in one particular class to fail. I want them to feel free and explore new methods to solving problems. That was the first class that would be writing difficult international exams, competing with top notchschools.
I told them to be proud of their mistakes. I told them that the more mistakes they made with me, in class, the less they would make when they were out there writing the real exam, or out there practicing their theory in real life.
Why did I encourage my students to fail? When I told them that they looked at me with disbelief, like I was crazy. At first. Then they realized and felt first-hand the advantages by being open with your…
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