Learn From Every Mistake

If you follow The Growth Mindset blog (and I recommend you do), you would have seen in their August issue a link to Oprah Winfrey’s 2013 Harvard Commencement Speech: “Learn from Every Mistake.” She explains what it is like to fail, mourn your failure and then move on. She says, “If you are constantly pushing yourself higher and higher, you will at some point fail.” It doesn’t necessarily mean give up, we may just need to reframe the process and/or the goal.

Isn’t that what  we want our students to learn?

Watch the video here:


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