As all of us teachers know, some students are reluctant to ask for help.
I’ve collected resources on this challenge at The Best Research On Why Some Students Ask For More Or Less Help Than Others.
One of the items on that list is a post I wrote about a recent study about how asking for help creates a good impression (see Quote Of The Day: “Asking Advice Makes a Good Impression” & Its Connection To The Classroom).
I’ve used that study in a mini-lesson to help students see some benefits to asking for help that they might not have known.
Now, New York Magazine has created a very short video illustrating the findings of that same study, which would make a great addition to the text.
Here it is: