Number of times to optimally fail? Fifteen percent

Originally published at: https://eduk8.me/2019/11/number-of-times-to-optimally-fail-fifteen-percent/

To learn new things, we must sometimes fail. But what’s the right amount of failure? New research led by the University of Arizona proposes a mathematical answer to that question. Educators and educational scholars have long recognized that there is something of a “sweet spot” when it comes to learning. That is, we learn best…