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Essential Lesson

What do you gain when you win or lose? As long as you are learning; you gain everything. tlb Source

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Piece of the Grit Puzzle

Like so many, I, too, have been looking for concrete ways to define grit for my students. As I see it, grit is: courage, perseverance, determination, heart, passion, and dedication. … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Life Lesson

Make this a major part of your lesson planning each day. tlb Source

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

ABC’s of Fostering Grit

If you are a frequent visitor to principalaim then you know how essential I believe it is for children to develop the ability to persevere (so that hopefully they grow … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

True Grit: The Best Measure of Success and How to Teach It | Edutopia

No matter how often you visit principalaim, there is one concept that I hope you consistently find in my work, and that is the notion that Grit is an essential … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment


No challenge is too hard when you are willing to work for it. tlb

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment