To meet the demands of the modern world, students need to be equipped with the proper attributes, dispositions, social skills, attitudes, and intrapersonal resources to succeed. The Center for Technology in Learning and SRI International under the guidance of the Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology have compiled a brief on creating learning environments where grit, tenacity, and perseverance are instilled. The brief covers:

1. What are Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance? A Hypothesized Model

2. Measuring Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance

3. Programs and Models for Learning Environments to Promote Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance

4. Conclusions and Recommendations

The brief can be accessed in its entirety here. (U.S. Department of Education Office of Educational Technology, 2013)

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