Why I Encourage Failure in STEM: One Teacher's Experience in Finding Female Leaders in STEM

July 19, 2014 5:30 PM

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Why I Encourage Failure in STEM: One Teacher's Experience in Finding Female Leaders in STEM

Ah! The wonderful sound of clanging medals, young voices cheering, and the slapping of high fives -- it's the sound of students being rewarded for collaborating and utilizing their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills. This sound does not come without a price -- it is the sound that can come after as many successes as failures.

As a female STEM teacher and robotics coach at a Middle School in Illinois, my job is to facilitate success by maintaining enthusiasm as my students hurdle from one failure to another. In the classroom, I see such amazing potential in my female STEM students. I watch them try, fail, learn from the f...

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