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How To Encourage Learning By Making “Smart Mistakes” (John Caddell)

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99U: Insights on Making Things Happen:

We’ve written here before that you can learn a lot from your mistakes, but of course you shouldn’t seek out mistakes. Or, should you?

In fact, there’s a class of mistakes that you can more than recover from – that you can use as tools to discover and test out new ideas. Let’s call them “smart mistakes”…

 

The Power of Delaying Gratification

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The Creativity Post article (October 2012)

Why the secret to impulse control isn’t willpower! In 1970 psychologist Walter Mischel famously placed a cookie in front of a group of children and gave them a choice: they could eat the cookie immediately or …

 

Daily Exercise Significantly Improves Pupils Test Scores

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Daily Telegraph article (March, 2012)

Schoolchildren should spend at least an hour a day doing “vigorous” physical exercise to boost their exam results and cut obesity, a leading academic said.

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