This short video looks at what it means to be resilient.

Overcoming Obstacles

Nick Vujucic exemplifies the idea of overcoming obstacles, perseverance, resiliency, and having a positive attitude.


A good discussion starter on perseverance.

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Angela Duckworth’s “grit” theory goes hand-in-hand with growth mindset. Her talk focuses on how stamina, hard work, and sticktoitiveness are better predictors of success than IQ and academic talents. Use this talk to start a discussion with your students about what it means to have grit and what obstacles they’ve had to overcome.