What's behind America's insistence on instilling grit in kids?
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 193 , Segment 2
Episode: Future of Automated Driving, Grit in Kids
- Aug 13, 2018 1:00 pm
- 33:26 mins
Paige Gray, Ph.D., currently teaches media and literature at Fort Lewis College and advises the student publication. Her research considers the intersection between children's literature and journalism. She’s a published journalist and academic with a forthcoming article in Children's Literature Association Quarterly. She also has articles in Children's Literature and Bookbird. America is built upon the achievements of those who had true grit. But Children's Literature expert Paige Gray warns that America’s near obsession with grit might have some potential pitfalls. Dr. Gray discusses her article “What’s behind America’s insistence on instilling grit in kids?”