TITLE

The Significance of GRIT

AUTHOR(S)
Perkins-Gough, Deborah; Duckworth, Angela Lee
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Educational Leadership;Sep2013, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview is presented with Angela Lee Duckworth of the University of Pennsylvania who researches on the personal qualities of grit and perseverance and their relation to academic achievement. Topics include the difference between grit and resilience, the psychological response to failure, and research on grit and the college dropout rates of students who had been admitted to the U.S. West Point military academy. Ambition and the work of researcher Carol Dweck are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
90068941

 

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