The value of grit and perseverance

 
 
 
• Why do we want to believe in the power of grit? • Why do we want to believe that meritocracies are fair? • Who is harmed when we value grit so much? • What structural or systemic problems does it reinforce when we value grit and defend meritocratic systems? • What is the rhetoric surrounding “grit” and “meritocracy”?
you have to connect these three sources and and one of your own
? Duckworth, A. “Grit: The power of passion and perseverance”

? Rose, M. “Why teaching kids to have grit isn’t always a good thing”
https://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/ucla-faculty-voice-why-teaching-kids-to-have-grit-isnt-always-a-good-thing
? Love, B. “Hip hop, grit, and academic success”

 
 
 
 
 
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