Teaching Grit : Social and Emotiional Growth
Prt I : What is grit? According to Angela Duckworth, Associate Professor of Psychology at University of Pennsylvania, "Grit is a disposition to pursue very long-term goals with passion and perseverance." The research on grit is compelling for educators: students with high levels of grit are more successful in both academic and non-academic pursuits. Given these findings, what teacher wouldn't want to hop onto the grit bandwagon?