How to learn from mistakes

Diana Laufenberg shares 3 surprising things she has learned about teaching — including a key insight about learning from mistakes.

The approach is both old and new. SLA is an inquiry-driven, project-based high school focused on 21st-century learning. SLA provides a rigorous, college-preparatory curriculum with a focus on science, technology, mathematics and entrepreneurship. Students at SLA learn in a project-based environment where the core values of inquiry, research, collaboration, presentation and reflection are emphasized in all classes.