New Book Makes the Case for Character in 'How Children Succeed'
Cleveland Plain Dealer (OH)
Early childhood education, has, of late, emphasized the stimulation of young minds: flashcards, Mozart and plenty of circle time. Now, emerging research has shifted the focus in the hunt for what helps a child thrive. It's nothing new; it's character—what citizens a century ago might have called "grit." Education journalist Paul Tough explores this science and its application in the American classroom in "How Children Succeed."
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