STUDENT SUCCESS & The Importance of Perseverance

by Anya Kanenetz, National Public Radio, 3/8/16.

… The science shows … Students who believe they can do better with more effort, who try harder, who can delay instant gratification and control their impulses, who take feedback well and know how to work on teams, are likely to become happier, healthier, more successful adults.

What’s missing right now, though, is a consensus on how best to cultivate those qualities…

Read more at … http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/03/03/468870056/is-grit-doomed-to-be-the-new-self-esteem