Stanford, I Screwed Up!
"Stanford, I Screwed Up!" is an annual event commemorating and celebrating the 'epic failures' in our lives.
Students from across campus come together and share experiences through storytelling, comedy, poetry, song, video, and other creative means. Watch performances from past performers.
SISU 2019 will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 8 pm.
VPTL 110: Stanford, I Screwed Up!: Becoming a Resilient Learner
Everyone fails at something. Learning from failures, setbacks, and rejection and finding meaning or purpose in it, and then being able to share it with others, are the cornerstones to building resilience that will support lifelong learning.
Using research and literature from the fields of learning sciences, psychology, and creative expression and performance, students will be asked to explore and reflect on their own academic setbacks, how they have come to understand the notions of ‘success’ and ‘failure,’ examine their approaches to learning including everything from skills and strategies to issues of self-relevance and motivation. Each student will develop a "failure story" from personal experience that will eventuate to a 5-minute live performance of poetry, spoken-word, story-telling, or song, or other contribution, which will be presented at The Resilience Project's annual "Stanford, I Screwed Up!" the first Thursday of Spring quarter (April 4th). Check out the 2018 show!