Teachers talk about productive struggle and persistence

Getting students to struggle with challenging and meaningful problems is, I would argue, the most important thing we as teachers can do. In order to do that, we have to support them both intellectually and emotionally. Here are a couple of videos with teachers talking about the importance of productive struggle and persistence and how they help students do that:

As City College moves forward, emerging from our accreditation crisis, productive persistence is one of the ideas we must engage with to improve our work with students and their success.

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