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Developing True Grit via Entrepreneurship

Resilience, perseverance, grit - traits students need for life. How is it nurtured in a school? This session will share how entrepreneurship serves as a natural vehicle for developing true grit. Creating a business presents a roller coaster of ups, downs and then some. Hear how students experienced what it means to persevere.

Learning Objectives

  1. How to use failure as a means of developing resiliency
  2. How to evolve students' fear of failing into opportunities to learn
  3. How to encourage cycles of learning

Speakers

Organizer

Margarita Geleske, Exec Dir, Uncharted Learning NFP


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