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ERIC Number: EJ1104456
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0148-432X
Ask the Cognitive Scientist: "Grit" Is Trendy, but Can It Be Taught?
Willingham, Daniel T.
American Educator, v40 n2 p28-32, 44 Sum 2016
A newly identified character trait defined as "passion and perseverance for long-term goals," grit adds to our understanding of student behavior. While certain parts of grit can be taught, research is only beginning to examine how educators can do so.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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