Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Teaching Tip #90

Teacherscribe’s Teaching Tip #90
What is the most important thing we can teach students is a question I will ask my colleagues and then share their answers with my students.
The best answer so far has come from Mr. Powers.  And it was simply this - to learn.
I totally agree.
But next to that - or perhaps as part of learning - is the all important matter of grit.
I think we should offer a class just in how to develop grit, for many argue that grit is the number one factor that determines success not just in college but in the ‘real’ world.
What is grit?  Here is a good read on it and how we can raise our kids with it.

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