By Betsie Freeman / World-Herald staff writer The best-selling author of a book about children and character will be the keynote speaker at the annual summit of the Midlands Mentoring Partnership. Paul Tough, who wrote “How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character,” will talk at a luncheon during the daylong meeting […]
by Dan Cardinali, President, Communities in Schools, Inc. reprinted from Huffington Post What do you think about IQ? Is it something that’s essentially unchangeable, or something we can continue to grow and develop as time goes on? Recently, author Paul Tough asked that question during a keynote address at Communities In Schools’ 2014 Leadership Town […]
Here is a nice review from the New York Times of Paul Tough’s popular book on the role non-cognitive factors. Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character By Paul Tough 231 pp. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. $27. Most readers of The New York Times probably subscribe to what Paul Tough calls “the cognitive hypothesis”: the […]
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