What 'Grit' and 'Intrinsic Motivation' Actually Mean

Aug 7, 2015

AND FOR THE LATEST IN EDU-BUZZWORDS, here’s The Atlantic’s take on defining jargon-y terms like grit, “intrinsic motivation”, and “stereotype threat.” The article points to a paper from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching that defines many such terms. (Hope you’re intrinsically motivated to read it?)

What 'Grit' and 'Intrinsic Motivation' Actually Mean

Aug 7, 2015

AND FOR THE LATEST IN EDU-BUZZWORDS, here’s The Atlantic’s take on defining jargon-y terms like grit, “intrinsic motivation”, and “stereotype threat.” The article points to a paper from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching that defines many such terms. (Hope you’re intrinsically motivated to read it?)

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