On 5/24/16, Alice wrote:
> Hello teachers,
> I am doing a research project on risk taking linked with
creativity in the classroom.
> I'd love to hear from teachers their opinions and
strategies regarding fostering safe
> learning spaces and classroom cultures where ideas are
shared and students feel
> comfortable taking risks.
> How do you ensure mistakes are not stigmatised and a
'fear of failure culture' does
> not develop?
> Looking forward to your response,
Hi Alice, I think that presenting the mistake as a serious
learning opportunity for everyone to benefit from is a
great angle to use in the class room.
A student that makes a mistake and is then made to feel
supported and gratified in realising that their mistake is
actually a worthwhile contribution to class learning is a
great tactic and will make the student feel like they are
an integral part of the learning process and encourage a
team culture even though the result in the end is based on
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