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Vicki Zakrzewski What’s wrong with grit?

Grit is all over the news these days — the “latest fad in schools, ” according to author Alfie Kohn. With research suggesting that grit is linked to academic success, many policy makers, school leaders, and educators are crossing their fingers that this might be the silver bullet needed to give … More >

Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton Have goals? Try this strategy for maximizing success

OK. So let’s say you have set a goal for yourself– sticking to your diet, perhaps, or adopting a learning orientation, or maybe not being hurt by prejudiced remarks. The number of life tasks in which we must set goals for ourselves, with the hope of achieving them, is almost … More >

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