Challenges help develop perseverance, ‘grit’

seiderJewish News of Greater Phoenix
Scott Seider, School of Education

Perhaps you read the New York Times article written last year about “grit” or heard the term used in an interview on National Public Radio…

Expert quote:

“We have some really good research showing the correlation between perseverance and grit and student success-academic grades, graduation rates,  but there is very, very little research that demonstrates that we can take the level of grit or perseverance that a kid has and increase it.”

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