What NASA can teach us about education reform | Matt Candler

September 4th, 2019

Big Think

If teachers weren't taught to fear failure, could they see greater success in the mission of education? - Founder of 4.0 Schools, Matt Candler, questions why school has stayed overwhelmingly the same the past 100 years. As a teacher, he sees the future of schools embracing mutual curiosity in both students and educators. - He points to the example of NASA scientists, who approach missions with the idea that failure is welcome and necessary. Failure during preparation ensures the mission will succeed when the time comes to perform. - Candler suggests that this idea should hold up in discussions of education reform and how teachers are trained in their approach to learning. Read more here: https://bigthink.com/yes-every-kid/cr... Give yourself the gift of knowledge — subscribe to Big Think Edge: http://bit.ly/bigthinkedge If you're interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: https://www.executiveinterviews.biz/r... Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink