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I blog on Brain-Based Learning, Metacognition, and Social-Emotional Learning. I am the author of "Crush School: Every Student's Guide To Killing It In The Classroom" which is a book that helps students understand how their brain processes information and learns. In the book, I explain why students can learn anything and give strategies on how to learn effectively.

The Anatomy Of Grit: Preach It, Pitch It, And Teach It

By Oskar Cymerman | @focus2achieve | BAM! Radio Network & Teaching Channel Blogger

Grit...

New buzzword in education for sure.

What is grit exactly?

Is it a legit thing or just a new fad?

Can it help me? Can it help others?

And, can it be taught? Developed? Practiced?

Let's find out!

The Anatomy of Grit

Too many students give up too quickly, before giving themselves a chance to be successful at learning a tough concept. Grit can help. It's a skill that helps in acquiring other skills. Let's teach it in school. Feel free to use the infographic above. Or you can get a high resolution version here for $0.99.

Thanks for looking and remember:

You have the power to change the world. Use it often.

Oskar