Episode 70: Got Grit?

 

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Hello and welcome to our 70th episode!! Rebecca Levey  Andrea Smith, and Amy Oztan are all in the studio today covering two great topics: Social Media rules for babysitters, and a thorough examination of Angela Duckworth’s book about grit in Slate. Plus as many Bytes of the Week as we were able to cram in because we just wouldn’t stop talking!

Do your kids have "grit?" If not, can "grit" be grown or taught? Plus we talk about social media rules for babysitters. And our Bytes of the Week!
Umm, did she get the parents’ permission?

Following are all of the links and books that we talked about in this episode, and more. If there’s anything you’d like us to talk about it a future episode, please let us know in the comments!

Is “Grit” Really the Key to Success? By Daniel Engber – Slate

5 Rules for the Babysitter Who Posted a Video of My Kid on Facebook, by Meredith Gordon – Mom.me

The Stanford Marshmallow Experiment

Angela Duckworth’s Grit Quiz

Why Can’t Girls Code? #GirlsDoCode

Arlo Smart Home Security Camera

Canary All-In-One Home Security Device

2 Dope Queens podcast

Snake People to Snake People Chrome extension

Ali Wong: Baby Cobra on Netflix

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