Anybody Can Learn With Grit, Persistence and Coding

Code.org – Kiki Prottsman

Did you know that Walt Disney went bankrupt in 1923? J.K. Rowling was rejected 12 times before one publisher (grudgingly) agreed to claim Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Play-Doh was originally a wallpaper-cleaning compound.

While these might seem like random examples of people who failed before they made it big. The truth is, people who achieve the greatest things in life are the ones who look at failure not as a sign that they’re worthless, but as a clue about what they can fix to get the result that they want.

Failure is at the core of computer science. Read More