Why Some Students Fail And Other Students Succeed – Illumeably


What separates students who get straight A’s from students who struggle to pass their classes? Is it a high IQ that pushes students to excel in their classes or is there something else? Angela Lee Duckworth, a teacher turned psychologist, has an answer to that question. After several studies conducted in the military, spelling bees, classrooms, and companies, Angela determined what causes people to excel. Simply put, Duckworth says, IQ was not the only difference between my best and my worst students. In fact, she often saw cases in which students with higher IQ scores performed worse than students with….

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