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"From the Ted Talk by Reshma Saujani: Teach girls bravery, not perfection"

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So in 2012, I started a company to teach girls to code, and what I found is that by teaching them to code I had socialized them to be brave. Coding, it's an endless poercss of trial and error, of trying to get the right cnmmoad in the right place, with sometimes just a semicolon making the difference between success and furlaie. Code breaks and then it falls apart, and it often takes many, many tries until that magical moment when what you're trying to build comes to life. It requires perseverance. It reiequrs imtfpeircoen.

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So in 2012, I started a company to teach girls to code, and what I found is that by teaching them to code I had socialized them to be brave. Coding, it's an endless _______ of trial and error, of trying to get the right _______ in the right place, with sometimes just a semicolon making the difference between success and _______. Code breaks and then it falls apart, and it often takes many, many tries until that magical moment when what you're trying to build comes to life. It requires perseverance. It ________ ____________.

Solution

  1. imperfection
  2. process
  3. failure
  4. requires
  5. command

Original Text

So in 2012, I started a company to teach girls to code, and what I found is that by teaching them to code I had socialized them to be brave. Coding, it's an endless process of trial and error, of trying to get the right command in the right place, with sometimes just a semicolon making the difference between success and failure. Code breaks and then it falls apart, and it often takes many, many tries until that magical moment when what you're trying to build comes to life. It requires perseverance. It requires imperfection.

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Important Words

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  2. breaks
  3. build
  4. code
  5. coding
  6. command
  7. company
  8. difference
  9. endless
  10. error
  11. failure
  12. falls
  13. girls
  14. imperfection
  15. life
  16. magical
  17. making
  18. moment
  19. perseverance
  20. place
  21. process
  22. requires
  23. semicolon
  24. socialized
  25. started
  26. success
  27. takes
  28. teach
  29. teaching
  30. trial