MTI 541 CI- The Role of GRIT: Embracing GRIT as an Educator
GRADUATE CREDITS: 3
Duckworth, Angela (2016). Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. London, UK: Vermilion.
The course will take an in-depth look into the research conducted on grit and its correlation to success in academic and non-academic pursuits. In order to create a learning environment that teaches grit, educators must understand the demands and obstacles that need to be overcome when trying to pursue a long-term goal. Educators enrolled in this course will look at how expectations within their classroom, students taking ownership of their goals, and hopefulness will lead to their students pursuing long-term goals with passion and perseverance.
At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
- Understand grit at a deeper level through research and examination. InTASC 1,4,6,9,10
- Develop a culture within their classroom that promotes grit. InTASC 3,7
- Identify areas within their own curriculum that can enhance self-discipline and self-control. InTASC 1,3,5,7,8
- Understand the benefits of allowing students to choose their own long-term goals. InTASC 2,4
- Develop language to use in the classroom that promotes a growth mindset. InTASC 3,5,7,8
- Use grit to help students who are having a difficult time reaching their goals. InTASC 2,5,7,8
- Understand the benefits of hopefulness for students. InTASC 1,4
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Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.
- 10 text questions
- 2 applications
- 1 action research project
- 1 essay
- 10 journal entries
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