There’s a lot about school that contributes to a fear of failure. Parents obsessing over college and careers, grades creating an illusion of attainable perfection, and the lack of space for engaging with ambiguity are my top three.

Professor of programming + learning + design + justice at the University of Washington Information School. Trans; she/her. #BlackLivesMatter.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store