Sunday, 1 February 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