4 Mistakes that Help You Learn

We usually try our best to avoid mistakes. When we make them, we feel like we have failed. However, mistakes can create wonderful learning opportunities and teachable moments. The article “Why Understanding These Four Types of Mistakes Can Help Us Learn” by Eduardo Briceño breaks down a few different types of mistakes and how we can learn from each. He expands on four types:

  1. Stretch
  2. A-ha moment
  3. Sloppy
  4. High-stakes

Whether you’re an instructor or student, you are constantly learning, and—more often than not—you’re learning from mistakes.

Enjoy the original article here!

Briceño, Eduardo.”Why Understanding These Four Types of Mistakes Can Help Us Learn.” MindShift. Mindset Works, 23 Nov. 2015. Web. 3 Dec. 2015.

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