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When Students “Fail” Should They be Allowed Do-overs?

Via Scoop.itThe Reflective Educator

Chris also talked about real-life situations where people make corrections on their mistakes over-and-over again. For example (from his slides): If a pilot come in for a landing and misjudges the runway, he or she would return for a new landing.
If you mis-checked a box on a form or mis-calculated something on taxes, you can make corrections, sometimes without a penalty.
Farmers never grow everything correctly the first time. They make adjustments year after year from lessons learned.



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