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How To Make Sure Your Kids Have Grit, 6 Secrets Backed By Research

How To Make Sure Your Kids Have Grit, 6 Secrets Backed By Research | Education and Training | Scoop.it
Stanford professor Carol Dweck, creator of the "growth mindset" concept, explains how you can use it to make your kids more resilient and successful.

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The Thinker Behind “Grit” Says Teachers Need Grit, Too

The Thinker Behind “Grit” Says Teachers Need Grit, Too | Education and Training | Scoop.it

 

What is it that sets people with grit apart? Robertson-Craft and Duckworth describe their key characteristic this way: “Gritty individuals work  diligently towards very challenging, long-term goals, sustaining commitment when confronted with setbacks and adversity.”

 

That sounds like a quality that would be immensely useful in teaching—and many other professions.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 11, 2014 7:35 PM


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 12, 2014 12:26 AM

Without resiliency, without grit, we cannot recover and move forward learning from mistakes. Teachers need grit. The very work we do calls on us to be resilient and lead students with our words and actions when we make a mistake.