Ready-to-Use Resources for Grit in the Classroom
Activities and Mini-Lessons for Building Passion and Perseverance
Ready-to-Use Resources for Grit in the Classroom provides tools to help teachers, students, and families understand and foster passionate, creative, and curious grit in all students.
It can be difficult and time consuming to figure out how to develop grit in the classroom. This resource includes student activities and mini-lessons that can be completed in fewer than ten minutes, with activities on topics from goal setting, to re-examining failure, to optimism. Interactive and engaging, this book challenges students to rethink failure, push past obstacles, and passionately pursue their interests.
Featuring helpful teacher instructions and reproducible handouts for each activity, Ready-to-Use Resources for Grit in the Classroom is the perfect addition to any educator's social-emotional learning library.
Table of Contents
Welcome and Introduction 1. How Gritty Am I? 2. Goal Setting 3. Cultivating Curiousity 4. Overcoming Obstacles 5. Poised for Success 6. Pursuing Passion 7. Profiles of Gritty People 8. What Do I Stand For? 9. Appendices 10. References
Laila Y. Sanguras is a former middle school teacher with a Ph.D. in educational research. A recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Teaching award from Baylor University, she is passionate about supporting teachers and students at every level.