Got Grit?

“When it comes to high achievement, grit may be as essential as intelligence.” Do you believe that statement? According to this article there is a connection with a student’s personal “grit” and successfully completing college courses. The article highlights work and research done by Angela Duckworth from the University of Pennyslvania. She has developed a “Grit Scale” and elaborates on her observations that characterize the “grittiest college student”. This week’s Wordless Wednesday image was of the movie “True Grit”. What say you in the matter of determination (true grit) vs. intelligence?