Whole Child

How Children Succeed: Attachment, Advisory & Adversity

“How Children Succeed: Attachment, Advisory, & Adversity” by Tom Vander Ark was originally published on Getting Smart. Paul Tough takes on the enormous question of How Children Succeed in his new book. In a well-produced long interview with Ira Glass, Tough said, “We don’t teach the most important skills,” a list that includes “persistence, self-control, curiosity, conscientiousness, grit and self-confidence.” …

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