By - Jeremy Royster

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The Power of Perseverance with Angela Duckworth

“Grit” is the greatest indicator of a person’s potential for success.


Whether you’re an underdog or a regular Jane, the formula is the same.  According to Angela Duckworth’s research, anyone can be successful if they are willing to push through obstacles in pursuit of a distant goal.  In Grit:  The Power and Passion of Perseverance Duckworth further teaches us that grittiness transcends the need for external rewards or praise.

To learn more, complete any of the Power of Perseverance Quizlet Games (below) or activities below as/after you watch Angela Duckworth’s TED Talk: The Power of Perseverance (farther below).  If you choose to play Quizlet Gravity you may want to use this Gravity Word Bank.

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Self Assess

Feel free to redo any of the games or activities until you perform to your satisfaction.


Make Your Own Quizlet

Make one of your own with at least 10 questions about any topic and share it here.  Then offer feedback about the game in the row above yours.  Don’t forget to check back for feedback you received!

It’s free to create the standard Quizlet account.  It’s interface is very intuitive and has a comprehensive Help Center.


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