Reflecting to Learn from Mistakes

One of the elements of a growth mindset is the understanding that mistakes or failures (coming up short) are part of the pathway to learning and success. Eduardo Briceno, CEO at Mindset Works, posted a blog titled, Mistakes are Not All Created Equal: “An appreciation of mistakes helps us overcome our fear of making them, enabling […]

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Failure…Mistakes and Learning

This week I was working with a group of Arkansas educators examining the impacts of the Common Core Curriculum on their approach to teaching. We explored creativity and critical think skills as elements of desired learning outcomes. From the 21st Century Partnership site, we examined the need for Learning and Innovation skills: “Learning and innovation […]

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Steve Barkley

For the past 30 years, Steve has served as a consultant to school districts, teacher organizations, state departments of education, and colleges and universities nationally and internationally, facilitating the changes necessary for them to reach students and successfully prepare them for the 21st century. Read more…