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Should Educators Use the Word "Fail" as a Positive with Students?

TRY, TRY AGAIN: Such is the argument of educator Rolin Moe, who this week on Mindshift argues that instead of using the word “fail” as a positive with students, educators should use positive words to encourage students’ work ethic. “What does using a negative term such as failure as a way of indicating positive traits do to students and schools?” he asks.

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