Productive Failure

Now, we get to failure. We will inevitably fail. It is a statistical eventuality. But failure is actually the blueprint for success. A concept called productive failure applies specifically to learning. Struggling and twisting and turning over a concept or theory leads to greater overall understanding and context than simply being handed the answer. Anticipate frustration but don’t succumb to it, as it will turn out better in the long run. This may not make you feel better, but it will make you learn better.

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