Series: Hear from the Experts

Got Grit? Angela Lee Duckworth on Educational Perseverance

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Recently there has been much talk on students’ development of grit—their resilience and ability to recover after making mistakes. In this TED Talk, you’ll hear from Angela Lee Duckworth, the psychologist who coined the term. She discusses her research and offers some brief ideas on how to motivate kids to be “gritty.

Source: TED • Copyright: TED Conferences LLC, 2013 • Content ID: Not specified

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