Illustrations by Andrew Torrens
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Resources and links
Persistence is critical for success in school and beyond. Here are 8 tips for nurturing this quality in your child.
Stanford University’s Carol Dweck on the relationship between achievement and mindset.
This study examined academic attainment among low- income and minority teens and hypothesized that visualizing possible outcomes is not effective unless it’s accompanied by envisioning plausible strategies for success.