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New Study: With Grit, You Need To “Know When To Fold ‘Em”


I’ve just finished my three-part series on grit over at Education Week Teacher, and a new study has come out highlighting the need to be strategic when we use it.

Give Up: New research shows that grit can be costly and unnecessary is from The Atlantic, and provides a good summary of the new study.

Here are a couple of excerpts:



I’m adding this post to The Best Resources For Learning About “Grit.”

And here’s a good song to go along with it:

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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