Mitchell, C. (2017, July 17). For English-Learners, Seeing Peers ‘Struggle and Persist’ Is Beneficial.

How quickly English-language learners pick up the language may depend more on the climate in their classroom than on individual grit, new research finds.The research, published in School Psychology Quarterly, questions the effects of grit, one’s perseverance towards goals, among younger students, specifically first-and second-generation English-learners.

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