SchoolED Podcast: Paul Thomas on Grit, Slack, and the Effects of Poverty on Learning

SchoolED Podcast: Paul Thomas on Grit, Slack, and the Effects of Poverty on Learning

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My posts on “grit”:

I Swear: On “Grit,” Adult Hypocrisy, and Privilege

UPDATED (Again): Grit, Education Narratives Veneer for White, Wealth Privilege

Media Fail, 10,000 hours, and Grit: The Great Media-Disciplines Divide, pt. 2

Enough Talk About Grit; It’s Time to Talk About Privilege

Shiny Happy People: NPR, “Grit,” and “Myths that Deform” pt. 2

The Poverty Trap: Slack, Not Grit, Creates Achievement

The “Grit” Narrative, “Grit” Research, and Codes that Blind

Misreading “Grit”: On Treating Children Better than Salmon or Sea Turtles

Kids Count on Public Education, Not Grit or “No Excuses”

Learning and Teaching in Scarcity: How High-Stakes ‘Accountability’ Cultivates Failure

An Open Apology, with Explanations: Math, Behaviorism, and “Grit”

Snow Blind: “Trapped in the Amber of This Moment”

From Ira Socol:

Paul Tough v. Peter Høeg – or – the Advantages and Limits of “Research”

“Grit” Part 2 – Is “Slack” What Kids Need?

“Grit” – Part 3: Is it “an abundance of possibility” our kids need?

Grit Part 4: Abundance, Authenticity, and the Multi-Year Mentor

Angela Duckworth’s Eugenics – the University of Pennsylvania and the MacArthur Foundation

From Katie Osgood:

Ignoring Mental Health in the Grit Debate

And (please see the discussion thread):

Does “Grit” Need Deeper Discussion?

Note Living in Dialogue post from Lauren Anderson, EdWeek Editor’s Note, and comments:

Lauren Anderson: Grit, Galton, and Eugenics

And a consideration of Anderson:

Grit and Galton; Is psychological research into traits inherently problematic? Cedar Rienar

Also

I Think a MacArthur Genius Is Wrong About ‘Grit,’ John Warner

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  1. Pingback: Sick of Grit? Put the GRR Back in it! – WORLD NEWS

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