Affirming Youth During Retesting

Watch the activity overview video. This video shows staff facilitating the activity featured in the skill video.

As you watch the skill video below, think about these questions:

  • How do staff help prepare youth to re-test their designs?
  • What do staff do to support youth after their design failed?
  • What are other strategies to help youth feel comfortable with failure as part of the learning process?

Now that you’ve watched the video, reflect on what you saw and post your responses.

  • What practices in the engineering design process did you see modeled in this video?
  • How can you help youth deal with and learn from failure?

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