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Educators at the recent Consortium for School Networking conference were told it is fine to make mistakes as long as students — and teachers — learn from failure. One Washington, D.C., middle-school teacher shared his experience with a game-programming assignment in which some of his top academic performers quit, affording him the chance to teach the students about learning from mistakes and failure.

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