I had some extra time this afternoon as I was sitting in traffic in Denver. This gave me a chance to get down some thoughts about mistakes, how we can learn from them, and why we should allow
our students the opportunities to do so. Specifically, I’m exploring
some of the riskiness that I’m feeling and I’m hearing about from
others in regards to allowing and encouraging students to blog. Some
* What mistakes are students going to make?
* How can we help them to fix those mistakes in a responsible manner?
* How can we hold students accountable for the dishonest mistakes versus the honest ones?
Here are the links mentioned in the podcast:
* Principal Bans Blogging — via Will Richardson
As always, I’d love your feedback.
There’s a certain irony in the fact that I experienced several
technical difficulties in the creation of this podcast – – so there are
some audio "mistakes" herein.