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Grit, Resilience, and Self Control

Thanks for attending the Marshmallow Session for Choices Day! 

Thinking about getting gritty? 
Here are some resources to support your work. 
Angela Duckworth TED Talk on Grit

Angela Lee Duckworth - Grit TED Talk

Some of our favorite books.......



Grit in the Classroom

Gritty Strategies
Modeling  - Think Aloud
Grading - DON'T grade everything, particularly formative assessments. It's about practice and feedback. 
Authentic Work - something real for students to engage in
Revision and Reflection - practice, feedback, reflect, revise, feedback, reflect, revise....
Celebrate success

Secondary Strategies
PBS News Segement: Resisting the Marshmellow

The Power of Yet - Carol Dweck Ted Talk