Aspen Ideas Festival

Can Character Be Taught?

Can Character Be Taught?

| July 3, 2012 | 3 Comments

A fascinating discussion at the Aspen Ideas Festival around the question of character education, and whether that should be, or can be, integrated into curriculum. Author Paul Tough, who wrote the provocative article “What if the Secret to Success is Failure,” says his research shows that things like perseverance, grit, resourcefulness, integrity, willpower — what […]

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