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The Power of Struggling

The Power of Struggling

“When teachers help too much, they reinforce the idea that it’s about getting it right and not about the struggle for learning.” Students can get in the habit of asking for help rather than putting in the necessary effort and becoming more self-reliant.”

“The Ins and Outs of Academic Help Seeking” by Sarah McKibben in Education Update, December 2016 (Vol. 58, #12, p. 1, 4-5)