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How Important is Grit in Student Achievement?

07 Oct

See on Scoop.itEclectic Technology

When it comes to high achievement, grit may be as essential as intelligence.

A look at a research study on grit, defined as “sticking with things over the very long term until you master them.” Her “esearch suggests that when it comes to high achievement, grit may be as essential as intelligence. That’s a significant finding because for a long time, intelligence was considered the key to success.”

This post provides links to a variety of articles and a look at some recent reseach. It also suggest that “grit is something that people can probably learn.”

See on blogs.kqed.org

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Posted by on October 7, 2012 in Educational Technology

 

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