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Grit: The Other 21st Century Skills

Originally posted on User Generated Education:
Due to the interest of my post The Other 21st Skills, I decided to discuss individually each of the skills or dispositions I proposed…

January 19, 2014 · Leave a 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

Creating Resilient Children

Resilience is such a crucial skill set to teach in schools and at home. tlb

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Principalaim Top 13 Blog Posts of 2013

No one could have told me how much fun I would have starting my own blog last year. Principalaim has grown in a very short time thanks to the tremendous … Continue reading

January 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Learning to Fly

I discovered a great photo on twitter this morning by Peter Brannon with the simply caption: “Baby owl learning to fly.” This picture so easily captures the spirit of effort, … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

More Proof Grit Matters for the Next Generation of Children

More Proof Grit Matters During a forum on early childhood education in July, I heard a snippet of a TED Talk that started me thinking. The TED Talk was by … Continue reading

November 17, 2013 · 4 Comments

A Measure of Grit

In my quest to find effective ways to teach my students what it means to persevere when they are faced with challenges, I have discovered a NY Times series that … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · Leave a comment