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190 Pages

Grade Levels: K thru 12

Size: 5.5 x 8.5

ISBN: 978-1-59850-188-9

Item #: GOTGRT

Price: $14.95

Got Grit? - 2nd Edition
By: Tom Carr

This book is based on recent research that tells us that a person's grit (hard work, determination, perseverance) combined with good soft (social) skills are better predictors of future success than IQ grade point averages and standardized test scores.

Counselors, parents and teachers will find this book to be one of the most unique thought-provoking practical and somewhat unconventional guides they've ever picked up. It is based on recent research that tells us that a person's grit (hard work, determination, perseverance) combined with good soft (social) skills are better predictors of future success than IQ grade point averages and standardized test scores. Although the book focuses on several serious topics it is filled with humor short stories and motivational quotes.

Readers will discover:

  • Tips for increasing one's GQ (Grit Quotient)
  • Descriptions of the four components of GRIT
    G: Getting along with others
    R: Responsibility
    I: Integrity
    T: Tenacity
  • 30 stories of gritty individuals
  • Ten tales of integrity
  • When to stop whining/complaining and have a can of Suck-it-up
  • 18 reasons why children are safer outdoors than indoors
  • 25 strategies for becoming more tenacious
  • A set of guidelines for implementing a classroom or schoolwide GOT GRIT? Program

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