Grit: The Power and Passion of 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”. (Ted Talk Education, 2013, para 1) Reference: Duckworth, A.L. (Speaker). (2013, April) TEDS talk, TED Global. Grit: The Power and Passion of Perseverance. Retrieved from https://www.ted.com/talks/angela_lee_duckworth_gri…
Forged in adversity
“We Rise”, we are forged in our adversity as phoenixes. We are not simply students, we are mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, family members, care takers, and so much more. Our values are to be Brave, Honest and Focused.
After watching this video, what does Grit mean to you as a student or a leader? What are your thoughts on Duckworth’s assertions?
Duckworth, A.L. (Speaker). (2013, April) TEDS talk, TED Global. Grit: The Power and Passion of Perseverance. Retrieved fromhttps://www.ted.com/talks/angela_lee_duckworth_grit_the_power_of_passion_and_perseverance