Student Well-Being Video

Interview: Angela Duckworth Talks to School Leaders

April 21, 2017 17:03

Angela Duckworth is a professor of psychology at University of Pennsylvania, the founder and scientific director of the Character Lab, and the author of “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.” In this interview that took place after her keynote presentation at Education Week’s annual Leaders To Learn From Event, she answers questions about applying her research around grit in schools.

Related Tags:


Reading & Literacy Video Teachers, Try This: A Writing Exercise for Amazon’s Strangest Products
Students search for the strangest product they can find on Amazon, and practice writing reviews in this pre-winter break exercise.
Lauren Santucci
Special Education Video A Student Wrote a Book About Her Learning Disability. Now, She Has Advice for Teachers
Zoe Kozina, 17, is the author of Your Beautiful Mind, a children’s book published this year.
Mathematics Video Teaching Economics (Taylor's Version)
Taylor Swift's massive impact on the economy inspired a high school teacher to create lessons in "Swiftonomics."
Lauren Santucci
Student Well-Being Video How This Public School Serves Students Recovering From Addiction
Here’s how this public high school provides support for students recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.
Kaylee Domzalski & Lauren Santucci