Reconsidering “Failure” in Maker-Centered Learning

Posted & in Educator Innovator Blog, Partners, Project Zero.

If you’ve been following the growing buzz about maker-centered learning, you’ve probably heard someone somewhere say that learning from failure is an important aspect of any making experience. Slogans like “fail early, fail often” and “failing forward” are now popular refrains throughout the maker-sphere. What’s meant by “failure” in this context, of course, is iteration. […]