Paul Tough

Can Kids Be Taught Persistence?

Can Kids Be Taught Persistence?

| July 27, 2012 | 37 Comments

Flickr:Miish By Jennie Rose In his new book How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, author Paul Tough makes the case that persistence and grit are the biggest indicators of student success. Being resilient against failure, he says, is the fundamental quality we should be teaching kids, and he gives examples […]

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