Embrace your mistakes to show that everyone makes mistakes.


When you make a mistake in class, acknowledge it and try to not appear embarrassed. These situations provide an opportunity to model that you can learn from mistakes and they are a normal part of computer science and the learning process.

Example: "Thanks for catching my mistake!"

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