the educational technology journal

Vol 20|No 6|Summer 2011

Stumbling toward Insight
By Jamie McKenzie

This is Chapter Eleven from Jamie's new book, Lost and Found.

There are dozens of quotations from wise and successful people who think highly of stumbling as a way to find truth, move mountains and get out of a rut.

It turns out that stumbling is both a disposition and a skill that may be cultivated. The first step in this process is to recognize that this form of learning is valid and often productive. Since stumbling is rarely advocated by formal educational institutions, this recognition requires a fairly big step out of familiar and comfortable territory.

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