What is the key to success? Is it Grit?
“Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success.”
This TedTalk embodies many of the On Course principles of student success. Take a moment to watch and be inspired
Skip Downing, the author of On Course, has a great YouTube channel with helpful videos for teaching the 8 On Course Principles.
Here is the link to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/downingoncourse
If you are not sure what On Course is, take a moment to watch this introduction:
I hope one day I will arrive to class with an entire class of students who are sitting waiting for me to talk because they are so motivated to learn! As teachers we spend a lot of time trying to motivate our students. How do you motivate your students?