‘Grit’ – stick to it in 2012

    Grit. It might be an old-fashioned concept. But it’s starting to catch on once again, especially in the classroom where educators are expressing a renewed interest in helping students develop their character.

    As part of our Just You Wait series, in which we’re laying out key names and concepts you might expect to hear more about in 2012, our producer Stephanie Marudas tells us about Angela Duckworth, who is behind grit’s comeback.

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