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This question is at the heart of what every educator attempts to do on a daily basis. Are these competencies malleable and teachable? What are the best learning environments to encourage and foster these attributes?
However, this is not sufficient," the report states. Here are a few noteworthy highlights excerpted from different parts of the report. Grit, tenacity, and perseverance are multifaceted concepts encompassing goals, challenges, and ways of managing these.
We integrate the big ideas from several related definitions in the literature to a broad, multifaceted definition of grit for the purpose of this report: It can be a significant determinant of what students value and want to accomplish, the types of challenges they face, and the resources they can access.
It is well documented that students from high-poverty backgrounds are particularly likely to face great stress and limited social support for academic achievement— factors which can undermine perseverance toward a wide range of goals.
Researchers and educators also highlight concerns about the challenges faced by students from other segments of the socioeconomic spectrum.
For example, researchers and educators are exposing how grit can be detrimental when it is driven by a fear-based focus on testing and college entry. Students can develop psychological resources that promote grit, tenacity, and perseverance.
Our research pointed to three facets—all of which have been shown to be malleable and teachable in certain contexts: These constitute how students frame themselves as learners, their learning environment, and their relationships to the learning environment.
They include beliefs, attitudes, dispositions, values, and ways of perceiving oneself.
Compelling evidence suggests that mindsets can have a powerful impact on academic performance in general, and in particular on how students behave and perform in the face of challenge. Students are constantly faced with tasks that are important for long-term goals but that in the short-term do not feel desirable or intrinsically motivating.
Successful students marshal willpower and regulate their attention during such tasks and in the face of distractions. Students are also more likely to persevere when they can draw on specific strategies and tactics to deal with challenges and setbacks.
They need actionable skills for taking responsibility and initiative, and for being productive under conditions of uncertainty—for example, defining tasks, planning, monitoring, changing course of action, and dealing with specific obstacles.
Measuring Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance There are many different types of measurement methods, each with important tradeoffs. Self-report methods typically ask participants to respond to a set of questions about their perceptions, attitudes, goals, emotions, beliefs, and so on.
Advantages are that they are easy to administer and can yield scores that are easy to interpret. Informant reports are made by teachers, parents, or other observers.
Advantages are that they can sidestep inherent biases of self-report and provide valuable data about learning processes. The main disadvantage is that these measures can often be highly resource- intensive—especially if they require training observers, time to complete extensive observations, and coding videos or field notes.
School records can provide important indicators of perseverance over time e. Advantages are the capacity to identify students who are struggling to persevere and new possibilities for rich longitudinal research.
Behavioral task performance measures within digital learning environments can capture indicators of persistence or giving up.
In this brief, and particularly in the context of measurement, we use the term to mean enduring tendencies, independent of any claims about their origin or malleability. The extent to which dispositions are changeable, malleable, or teachable will be highly dependent on what the disposition is and the nature of the opportunities that individuals encounter.
Programs and Models for Learning Environments to Promote Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance We reviewed approximately 50 programs and models for promoting grit, tenacity, and perseverance, and developed five conceptual clusters based on targeted age level, learning environment, and which facets of the hypothesized model are addressed or leveraged.
While there is still a need for more empirical evidence that these factors can be taught as transferable competencies across situations, there are a wide range of promising programs and approaches.Copy.
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