MacArthur ‘Genius’ Angela Duckworth Responds To A New Critique Of Grit

has been on NPR several times recently, not to mention front and center on the national education agenda.

The term expresses the idea that a crucial component of success is people’s ability to pick a goal and stick with it. That’s the main thrust of by Angela Duckworth at the University of Pennsylvania, which has earned her a MacArthur “genius” grant, national acclaim and, this month, a best-selling book.

 

 

Curated from www.npr.org

It would seem that having grit isn’t quite as important as you may have been led to believe. Interesting and useful critique of the work of Angela Duckworth.

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