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Study: “you want to speak to the brilliance, but you also need to speak to the struggle”

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In February, I wrote about a study that found students had higher academic achievement in science after learning about the struggles famous scientists had to experience in their lives (see Study: Learning About Failures Of Famous Scientists Improves Student Achievement).

Today, NPR was late to the party, but they published a very accessible review of that research in a piece titled How Stories Told Of Brilliant Scientists Affect Kids’ Interest In The Field. The headline of this post is from that story, and here’s another excerpt:

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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