President Obama gave the commencement address at Rutgers today.

I don’t think it was as good as his last one at Howard University (see President Obama Provides Great Analysis Of Key Community Organizing Adage: Do You Want To Be Right, Or Effective?), though he did make some excellent points about beliefs, knowledge and evidence that would be useful in an IB Theory of Knowledge class.

I also liked this piece at the very end:


Here’s the video (the transcript isn’t available yet):

I’m adding this to The Best Resources For Learning About The Importance Of “Grit”

Here’s a NY Times article about the speech.