How Children Succeed

On August 23rd, the NY Times ran an article titled, The School of Hard Knocks that examined Paul Tough’s work on researching how students succeed in school.  What stood out to me was the reporting that the one criteria that yielded the greatest success in students was the development of character through learning to overcome adversity or failure. Whether you are a parent or an educator, this article opens an important conversation on how we can best prepare our children for a successful future.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/26/books/review/how-children-succeed-by-paul-tough.html?smid=pl-share

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