In this excerpt from a plenary session at the Gardner Institute’s Virtual Gateway Course Experience Conference on April 23, 2020, Peter Felten discusses how important it is for teachers affirm their students’ capacity to succeed.

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Center for Engaged Learning. (2020, December 14). Peter Felten on affirming student capacity. Retrieved from