In the second of her two-part series about grit, guest blogger Vicki Zakrzewski looks at how to encourage self-perception and emotional management in an academic setting, with help from Edutopia's video team.
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?
Florida Virtual School
Published on Aug 14, 2013
This is a story about grit - and why it might just be the key to your success as a student at Florida Virtual School. FLVS is exploring new and innovative ways to help you grow and learn more every day. Visit www.flvs.net to get started