(2/25) Reinforce the importance of learning from mistakes

Parent Institute

It took Thomas Edison hundreds of tries before he found the right material for the filament of the light bulb. But each failure taught him what wouldn't work, and brought him closer to understanding what would. When your teen makes a mistake, ask what she's learned. What other approaches could she try next time? Experience is a good teacher, but teens need help paying attention to the lesson.


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