Angela Duckworth Says Grit Is Not Enough. She’s Building Tools to Boost Student Character.

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In this interview with EdSurge, Angela Duckworth talks about Grit, other strengths she considers critical, and her own learning. Here's a taste:

I do think that kids need to learn to work hard. I don't think we're born knowing how to work hard. I don't think it's automatic that we know how to work on our weaknesses with a certain discipline and to accept feedback on what we could do better. I think those are hard things to learn. I think schools should be a place where kids develop that.

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