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Grit, is it the missing piece?

I attended a session at TASA yesterday presented by educators from Pearland ISD regarding an implementation of a movement in their district to teach and support grit. Their focus is to assist students in using a growth mindset to focus on long term goals and sustain efforts toward those goals. To see more about this district initiative please visit the websites below:



G umption

R esiliancy

I ntegrity

T enacity

Angela Duckworth presents her theory of grit as a predictor of success in this TED talk:


What stories about grit would you like to share?


Jennifer Drumm

Senior Coordinator for Curriculum & Instruction


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