Mistakes are a springboard for learning: What Not to Say to Students

  1. The type of incorrect answer may help or hurt the learner’s ability to remember the correct answer. 
  2. “We are designed for mistakes” in order to suggest that mistakes are natural and normal for everyone
  3. one factor important to performance was the development of specific goals in responding to mistakes.
  4. Teachers must help students understand that lessons from mistakes “go beyond you” and have implications that are long lasting.
  5. Amplifying errors allows the learner to see and remember”what is not-to-be-done”. 

Source: edge.ascd.org

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