"I am thrilled that grit is being taught in the classroom!! I firmly believe that grit is as important as learning to read, write and understand mathematical concepts. Without it, all the abilities gained through learning are all too easily stifled by a world filled with adversity.
Whether this adversity is a "dirty look" in the lunchroom, not doing well on an assignment, not making it to finals a spelling bee; or as these kids grow, not getting an internship, a scholarship, or not getting into the college of their choosing, any of these things - and they can be there unexpectedly at any turn in life - can leave you feeling pretty beat up.
A grit curriculum provides these kids, at a young age, with the
I love the grit curriculum! Thank you, Amy Lyon, for bringing the conversation into the schools!"
- Samantha Cleveland
North Sutton, New Hampshire