Can Focus On ‘Grit’ Work In School Cultures That Reward Grades?

Can Focus On ‘Grit’ Work In School Cultures That Reward Grades?

I’m trying to get the message across to my Year 11s right now that hard work is more important than ‘natural’ ability. It should be obvious, but theirs is a culture that’s always favored the ‘gifted’. I need to work out ways of assessing and rewarding determination at class level, and ways of showing the students that it really does matter in real life as well.

About these ads

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s