Persistence and Grit

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Welcome to Grit and Persistence: Developing a Mindset of Growth and Improvement

What is Grit and Persistence?

A steadfastness on mastering skills or completing a task; having a commitment to learning. Having a mindset in many parts of school and life that failure is an opportunity to grow. Grit and Persistence can't be learned overnight, rather, it's a seed that continually grows stronger and better through the rich nutrients that come from life events normally regarded as failures.


Fun Personality Quizzes and Worksheets

How Gritty are you?

Discussion and Thought Provoking Ted Talks

The Psychology of Motivation

Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth

The boosts students need to overcome obstacles

Why are you here? Finding purpose to persist in education and life | Bryan Taylor


We're all constantly learning about these ourselves, so let's compare our notes and discuss.  Meet with a success coach now!






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