Eddie Obeng: Smart failure for a fast-changing world

Eddie Obeng speaks very quickly and covers a lot of concepts in a short amount of time, but, ultimately, his idea of “smart failure” and thinking about the real world grossly outpacing the culture of learning is very relevant, I think, to the world of teaching. Which world are we preparing students for: yesterday’s world, today’s or the future world, the one in which they will live?

And I love the idea of “smart failure”, where failure is a powerful learning experience, which connects, for me, back to Rick Wormeli’s video about Redos and Do-Overs.

Eddie Obeng: Smart failure for a fast-changing world

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