Should Colleges Teach Students How To Fail?Play
Colleges and universities are beginning to institute programs aimed at helping students cope with failure and bounce back.
There's the Success-Failure Project at Harvard, the Princeton Perspective Project, the Stanford Resilience Project. And last year, Smith College in Northampton, Mass., tried a yearlong initiative of its own, called "Failing Well."
Rachel Simmons, author of "The Curse of the Good Girl: Raising Authentic Girls with Courage and Confidence" and led the "Failing Well" workshops at Smith College last year. She tweets @racheljsimmons.
Frank Furedi, professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Kent and author of "What's Happened To The University: A Sociological Exploration of its Infantilisation." He tweets @furedibyte.
This segment aired on August 16, 2017.