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Cyber Bullying in Context

A growing body of research in recent years has posited that more important than grades or athleticism or any other markers of childhood growth and success is grit–the idea that children should be able to persevere through challenges and bounce back from difficulties.  130 more words

Grit pays off

I am so proud of this kid!

His teacher emailed last week saying that after testing was over, the kids would be making crafts in class on Thursday and Friday to get ready for Market Street on Monday. 398 more words


Learning Grit Through Fitness

Grit is a positive, non-cognitive trait based on an individual’s passion for a particular long-term goal or end-state, coupled with a powerful motivation to achieve their respective objective. 1,441 more words


You are awesome!

I’ve been watching the London marathon today!

couldn’t stop getting tears in my eyes..brought back loads of memories from my run 2weeks ago. Also a lot of determination to do it again and do it better. 259 more words

Grit Part II

Part II: Grit

Not only are babies being born in such lavish existence that they will never get a bruise or get shampoo in their eyes, teens are spoiled as well. 518 more words


True Grit

It’s undergraduate project marking time. I’ve done my marking now. Once we get to this stage, I’m familiar with my students’ projects. What is more interesting, is reading other lecturers’ students’ projects, to second-mark them. 447 more words