Grit and Bear It! Student Book


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SKU: B521-Net

Inspire students to develop social-emotional intelligence necessary for future success as they pursue their goals and dreams. In Grit & Bear It! students are introduced to the concept of “grit” through stunning illustrations and straight-forward statements. Use as a catalyst to expand the development of executive function skills such as planning, perseverance, and risk-taking. Help your students avoid giving up or taking the easy way out and to see mistakes and failures as opportunities for progress. The book is a pictorial reminder of the power of GRIT – Generating Relentless Inner Toughness.

Written by Tamara Zentic
Illustrated by Lisa M. Griffin
Paperback ISBN 9781934490648
Grades 5-10
32 pages
Release Date September 1, 2014

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Boys Town Press

Tamara Zentic is the author of educational books that teach technology lessons, social skills, and executive function, to students of all ages. Zentic is a veteran middle school teacher with more than 20 years of experience. In addition to having a master’s degree in youth development, she has written and implemented a computer programming curriculum for her students. Tamara has presented her coding instruction and projects to AMLE, the Nebraska State Administrator’s Conference and the 2018 Kansas Counselor’s Conference as well as other local groups and conferences. Her students were the Samsung Solve For Tomorrow 2015 State Winners and have won other various prizes with their computer programming skills. She is an active member of CSTA. Tamara is a firm believer that computer coding is the language of the future and a necessary life skill for all youth.

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