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Grit For Educators

Page history last edited by Kim Zito 6 years ago

 

Links and Resources

 

Get the Overcoming Obstacles Lesson plan that goes with the above video from Ted Ed:

http://ed.ted.com/lessons/there-s-no-dishonor-in-having-a-disability-steven-claunch

 

How to Foster Grit, Tenacity and Perseverance: An Educator’s Guide

Tina Barseghian | February 20, 2013

http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/02/how-to-foster-grit-tenacity-and-perseverance-an-educators-guide/

 

What if the Secret to Success is Failure?

Paul Tough/ The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/18/magazine/what-if-the-secret-to-success-is-failure.html?pagewanted=all&_r=3&

 

NPR: Does Teaching Kids To Get 'Gritty' Help Them Get Ahead?

by Tovia Smith

March 17, 2014

http://www.npr.org/2014/03/17/290089998/does-teaching-kids-to-get-gritty-help-them-get-ahead

 

Digital Learning and Grit:Tech Tools for Teachers in Flipped (and all) Classrooms

5/1/2013 By: Laura Minnigerode

http://www.techlearning.com/features/0039/digital-learning-and-grittech-tools-for-teachers-in-flipped-and-all-classrooms/53709

 

 

Building Resiliency in Struggling Students: 7 Key Ideas from Research

http://inservice.ascd.org/whole-child/building-resiliency-in-struggling-students-7-key-ideas-from-research/?utm_source=ascdexpress&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=express825

 

One to Grow On/ Fairy Dust and Grit

Carol Ann Tomlinson

EL Feb. 2013

http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/feb13/vol70/num05/Fairy-Dust-and-Grit.aspx

 

Three Pillars for Supporting Resilience

Cheryl J. Wright

http://www.ascd.org/ascd-express/vol8/825-wright.aspx?utm_source=ascdexpress&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=express825

 

DRAFT: Promoting Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance—Critical Factors for Success in the 21st Century
We face a critical need to prepare children and adolescents to thrive in the 21st century—an era of rapidly evolving technology, demanding and collaborative STEM knowledge work, changing workforce needs, economic volatility, and unacceptable achievement gaps. This report takes a close look at a core set of noncognitive factors—grit, tenacity, and perseverance—that are essential to an individual’s capacity to strive for and succeed at important goals, and to persist in the face of an array of challenges encountered throughout schooling and life.

http://www.ed.gov/edblogs/technology/research/

 

Reflections on Resilience

Sara Truebridge and Bonnie Benard in Educational Leadership

“Resilience isn’t a program or curriculum. It’s not a quick-fix product that schools can buy. Resilience is more influenced by how a teacher teaches than by what a teacher teaches.”

http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/sept13/vol71/num01/Reflections-on-Resilience.aspx

Resilience Infographic:

el201309_truebridge.pdf

 

Dr. Carol Dweck on Mindset

http://www.mindsetworks.com/webnav/dr-dweck-interviews.aspx

 

 

Books

 

Nonfiction:

 

Fiction:

Check for fiction titles under Adults, or under the appropriate age group for your students.

 

 

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