The significance of grit


"So grit is not just having resilience in the face of failure, but also having deep commitments that you remain loyal to over many years," writes associate professor Angela Lee Duckworth. During an interview published in the September issue of "Educational Leadership," Duckworth describes what her research has shown about the relationship between grit and achievement. She also reflects on the importance of helping students develop grit and other noncognitive traits. Read on.

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