How to help students maintain their "gritty" side

04/4/2014 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

Students are born "gritty," but the protective nature of adults can cause students to lose their grit as they become grownups, writes Diana Kennedy, an educational therapist in San Anselmo, Calif. In this blog post, Kennedy writes that it can be tempting to "save" children from some negative experiences. She notes that grit need not be taught to students if it isn't protected out of them at a young age.

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