Course Description

Instructor(s)

  • Learn at your own pace.
  • Enroll at any time.
  • Completion time frames vary for courses listed, bust most take 3 or 4 months to complete.
  • You must have earned a bachelor’s degree if registering for credit.

Course Material: The following book is required for this course:

Angela Duckworth. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. New York, NY: Scribner, 2016, 352 pages.

Description: Based on the book Grit, The Power of Passion and Perseverance, this course explores what Grit is and why it matters. Different case scenarios whereby passion and perseverance versus talent relative to achievement will be highlighted.

The course is comprised of 4 modules. The modules offer information and ideas about Grit that teachers may consider adopting to improve classroom settings and student learning experiences.

Course Purpose: The purpose of this course is to help educators understand the concept of “Grit” as a strategy to enhance student achievement and classroom settings overall.

Course Objectives

  • Develop an awareness of Grit as it relates to fulfilling ones’ potential
  • Develop an understanding of Grit strategies and practices that foster student achievement
  • Apply Grit strategies and practices that foster student achievement

Required Book

Angela Duckworth. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. New York, NY: Scribner, 2016, 352 pages (available on Amazon)

Registration Information

Step 1 - Choose your credit type:

a) Graduate level PDE credit (University of North Dakota) cannot be used for master/degree programs of study.

b) Degree eligible graduate credit (Colorado State University-Pueblo) may be eligible to be used on graduate programs of study. Individuals would follow program guidelines and admittance criteria at CSU-Pueblo to do so.

c) Noncredit/CEUs provides a record of completion (CEA)

Step 2 - Choose appropriate registration button below.

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Cancellation Policy

A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after registering for the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided. Please e-mail EA at cea@continuingeducationassociates.com to request to cancel your completed registration.