Student Grit as an Important Ingredient for Academic and Personal Success


  • Lora Reed
  • Jim Jeremiah


This paper explores grit as a contributor to student success at a variety of age levels. First, grit is described for its value in workforce development (Allen & Lewis, 2006,) as a predictor of achievement (Duckworth, 2006,) and in various capacities relevant to teacher effectiveness and student learning (Duckworth, et al, 2009).