Grit

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Behaviors to develop to be who you want to be someday.
You won’t always be an 8th grade girl/boy.
You won’t always think like an 8th grader.
The more you learn today the more control you have tomorrow.



IDEAS: http://www.edutopia.org/blog/true-grit-measure-teach-success-vicki-davis


Anything by Angela Duckworth (https://www.ted.com/speakers/angela_lee_duckworth)


Teach Habits of Mind---what do they sound like/what do they look like—why they are important for the student’s future success


Perseverance Walk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6BZ-boSKts


GOALS that matter to You I often talk about why they don’t educate women in some societies or slaves in the Civil War.
The uneducated are easy to control. (8th graders don’t like that thought).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9xMTGjsZPo