Please join me in reading Grit:The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth! This book helps reveal some of the secrets of success by using a Grit Scale developed by Ms. Duckworth. This book is good for any parent or educator who is looking to find ways to help teach children that giving up is simply not an option!
Angela Lee Duckworth: Grit: The power of passion and perseverance
Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success.