What Is Grit? Can Grit Be Taught? Who Is Responsible for Grit?

Ebony McGee, Kristi Mraz, Christine Hertz

Grit is another term being bandied about the education community. In this episode, we define grit, discuss whether grit can be taught and ask who is responsible for developing grit in students.

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October 5, 2015
Episode Guests
Ebony McGee, Assistant Professor of Education, Diversity and Urban Schooling, studies the educational and career trajectories of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) among historically marginalized students of color. Kristine Mraz is a kindergarten teacher to 26 amazing children in the New York City Public Schools. She is the co-author, with Christine Hertz, of the book A Mindset for Learning. Christine Hertz is a second grade teacher in northern Vermont. She is the co-author, with Kristi Mraz, of A Mindset for Learning: Teaching the Traits of Joyful, Independent Growth.
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