How many ways can our mind think when trying to answer this question:
Let's hear what Jo Boaler, professor of mathematics education at Stanford, says...
Pay attention from 3:23 onwards
Some of us might be amazed when Jo Boaler said our mind grows when we make mistakes!
Well, keep in mind that our mind grows when we realised that we make mistakes and struggle to figure out what has gone wrong and explore how to reconnect and make sense of our prior knowledge and experiences when we seek to understand find the solution.