By Andrew Pillow
Teachers often speak on the struggle of getting students to try as hard as they can. Angela Lee Duckworth left her job as a consultant and began teaching 7th grade math in New York public schools. Through this and her subsequent graduate school research she found “grit” was actually the biggest predictor of success.
Listen to her talk about her experience and research in her Ted Talk, Grit: the power of passion and perseverance.