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Angela Duckworth
Founder & CEO of . Professor at . Author of "Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance"
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Jamil Zaki Jun 20
An incredible (and hopeful) new study on honesty: Across 40 countries, people are more likely to return planted wallets when they contain money, esp a lot of money. A pattern economists didn't predict, and consistent with broad altruistic concern.
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Angela Duckworth Jun 20
Students often get discouraged when they receive copious feedback on their writing. But show them this: Pulitzer Prize winning author Robert Caro edits himself, harshly. There is no great writing. Only great re-writing.
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Angela Duckworth Jun 17
Don’t oversimplify the purpose of education. The best teachers and schools see academic success and the development of character as complementary, not competitive.
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Angela Duckworth Jun 17
Less than one month left until the 2019 Educator Summit! I can’t wait to see you there! Grab your ticket now @
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edutopia Jun 15
"I read. They read. We read together." This teacher—momentarily—takes out the numbers in math word problems and reads them as a story. Check out the results.
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Jeff Bezos Jun 10
My mom’s incredible story. Wow. So grateful. So proud.
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Angela Duckworth Jun 10
I often wondered how possible it was for humans to truly feel what another person is feeling. But research shows our ability to imagine living another’s story is actually what makes humans unique.
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Angela Duckworth Jun 5
If the school year hasn’t yet ended for your kids, consider what you can do to make the finale count. Why?
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Angela Duckworth Jun 3
Our remembered experiences are disproportionately influenced by peaks (the best moments as well as the worst) and endings (the last moments). Daniel Kahneman calls this the peak-end rule. As says: finish strong.
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Daniel Willingham May 30
How widespread is belief in learning styles? There have been surveys in many other countries, but not the US...until now. And this one is very tightly put together. (spoiler: belief is v high).
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Daniel Willingham May 30
Replicating prior research but w/ big N (over 150k): rewards don't improve attendance. Prospective awards did not prompt Ss to come to school, and retrospective awards decreased subsequent attendance ($)
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Angela Duckworth May 30
Come hang out with Stephen Dubner, Katy Milkman, and me on June 6
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Angela Duckworth May 27
As a mother of two teenagers on the cusp of college admissions, I appreciated this perspective
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Angela Duckworth May 22
When It Comes to College, High School Grades Reveal More Than Just Academics - Inside School Research
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Katherine Milkman May 20
Want to get occasional newsletters about what's happening at the Behavior Change for Good Initiative? Sign up here so you won't miss our first update, dropping later this week: (CC: )
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Angela Duckworth May 20
Kids everywhere are about to bring home their final report cards for the school year. What do their grades mean? What goes into them? What doesn’t? And how much should they matter?
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Angela Duckworth May 17
Jeff Bezos praises his dad’s ‘grit and determination’ in immigrating to America as a teen
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Angela Duckworth May 14
Daily chart: Success in academia is as much about grit as talent via
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Angela Duckworth May 13
Do you have great expectations? Ask for what you want.
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Angela Duckworth May 13
A portrait in How Danielle Steel Managed to Write 179 Books? via
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