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Grit in the Classroom

Building Perseverance for Excellence in Today's Students

by Laila Sanguras

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The combination of sustained hard work and resiliency, grit is the difference between those who give up and those who don't. Grit in the Classroom: Building Perseverance for Excellence in Today's Students assists educators in creating a learning environment that fosters grit development for all students, regardless of ability. Each chapter includes stories to illustrate the research and ideas presented and ends with discussion questions that can be used to continue the conversation. In an era of talent development and the pursuit of excellence, learners must be equipped with the perseverance that is essential to reaching high levels of success. This book provides a rationale for teaching grit in the classroom with the goal of propelling this topic into discussions of building passion and talent in today's students.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Imprint:
Prufrock Press
Publication Date:
2017

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Laila Sanguras (Author)

Laila Y. Sanguras is a former middle school teacher. Her interest in grit stemmed from observing her students balk at challenging activities in school, yet excel despite struggling in areas outside of school. She received her doctorate in educatio...

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