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grit Stories

By Jill Anderson 12/09/2020 4:17 PM EST
Hands raised in classroom
The importance of student agency and how educators can teach students to be more engaged in their own learning.
By Todd Rose 05/25/2016 11:58 AM EDT
Todd Rose
This story originally appeared in the "Washington Post."
By Bari Walsh 03/23/2015 3:04 PM EDT
Resilient kids
How we can change our policies to help disadvantaged kids cope and thrive.
By Bari Walsh 03/23/2015 2:57 PM EDT
Resilient Kids
Why some children can thrive despite adversity.
By Lory Hough 01/08/2015 3:47 PM EST
Jenn Charlot
Third-year Ed.L.D. candidate Jenn Charlot speaks about "grit" and what it means for kids.
By Lory Hough 01/02/2015 3:54 PM EST
Ed.L.D. student Jenn Charlot spoke more about her work as director of implementation with Character Lab.
By Mary Tamer 10/03/2014 4:25 PM EDT
Photo of Professor Howard Gardner
Professor Howard Gardner adds his unique perspective to the emphasis on wit and grit in a contemporary context.