Establish a culture of vulnerability, productive struggle, and active learning
When students can be honest about their struggles and share them with peers and teachers, they can work together to build the skills to learn from their mistakes and try again. When students are actively engaged in the process of failure, feedback, and active learning, they build muscles to to persevere and try again.
We suggest implementing these strategies:
Explore Student Experiences Throughout the School Year
Click on each critical period to explore student experiences.
Due to varying school schedules and contexts, the exact timing of the critical periods will differ by school and even by class. The months provided are a guide for where teachers should be looking for experiences based on time of year.