http://www.innerdrive.co.uk/education/resources.aspx Teach your students about grit! Help them make smart goals and discuss the importance of failure in the learning process. Twelve posters, a slide show and a lesson plan included.
"Teaching Grit: How to Help Students Overcome Inner Obstacles" // Emotion researcher Richard Davidson says that cognition and emotion work together in a seamless, integrated way to help us persevere in a task. Thus, to teach grit effectively, educators need to help students cultivate both cognitive and emotional skills. Here are some research-based ideas for doing both.
"Teaching Grit: Social and Emotional Truth" // Grit is a disposition to pursue very long-term goals with passion and perseverance. The research on grit is compelling for educators: students with high levels of grit are more successful in both academic and non-academic pursuits. Given these findings, what teacher wouldn't want to hop onto the grit bandwagon?