Sunday, February 1, 2015

True Grit ... leads to Success!

The Toronto Star: Education guru Paul Tough says grit is the true secret to student success

Paul Tough (who wrote How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character ) said we've long focussed on cognitive skills as the most important key to success. But Tough said researchers have started to identify other skills that matter - "grit," curiosity, conscienctiousness, self-control. Some call these "character traits," the business world calls them "executive functions"
(Note: Commonly referred to in education as Character Traits, Virtues, Work Habits and Learning Skills)  READ IT HERE

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