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Watch this video on GRIT from Angela Duckworth. She tackles how every student can learn the material if they are taught how to work hard and long. The secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls "grit". Grit is passion, stamina, sticking with your goals, and working really hard. Grit is living life like its a marathon, not a sprint. Grittier kids are significantly more likely to graduate and succeed in life and beyond.
Want to learn more about Grit and Angela Duckworth's findings? In this instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed—be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.”