Retention is a key element when discussing adult education. How do we keep students motivated? How do we provide students with the skills they need to persevere? The answer seems to be in ‘grit.’ “Grit is passion and perseverance for a very long-term goals. Grit is having stamina. It is a mindset.”
Follow us in October as we share retention tips and strategies to help students succeed.
Developing grit in students appears to be the golden ticket to higher retention and increased student goal attainment. As we welcome the new semester of 2016, adult education programs enter the new semester with classes full of excited students only … Continue reading
In September, we posted a TED Talk from Angela Duckworth. Her topic? Grit and the Key to Success. In December, this video and the concept of Grit was discussed on LINCS, a professional learning community for adult educators. So, … Continue reading