• Subscribe Sign In Register

70 items matched your search for "Paul Tough"

Sort By: Date | Relevance
Close APPLY

Writer on children's success to speak at GFA

March 28, 2013

Paul Tough will speak at 7 p.m. in GFA's Bedford Gymnasium. ... In his book, Tough says that childhood success typically is measured by test scores, from preschool admissions to SATs. ... Tough is a contributing ...

Here's the best thing you can do for your kids, parents. (Pssst: It's easy.)

March 25, 2019 |

Journalist and author Paul Tough writes in the book "How Children Succeed" about a powerful Minnesota study that showed: "In preschool, two-thirds of children [who had been securely attached to caregivers at ...

Tough talk on education at King Friday

October 9, 2013 |

Paul Tough, author of “Whatever it Takes:” about improvements made in Harlem, and more recently, “How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character, will speak at the King Performing ...

View From Glen Hill: Our children, ourselves

November 15, 2016 |

The research is summarized in Paul Tough's book How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character. ... Those traits Tough sums up with the word "character," and the research he cites ...

Classroom now home for emotional support

June 14, 2016 |

No one is better at chronicling this shift than Paul Tough, the author of "How Children Succeed" and now "Helping Children Succeed." ... Tough notices that many of the teachers who improve their students' ...

Best Sellers

November 5, 2012

How Children Succeed, by Paul Tough (Houghton Miflin Harcourt, $27) 9. America Again, by Stephen Colbert, Richard Dahm, Paul Dinello Barry Julien and Tom Purcell (Grand Central, $28.99) 10.

Best Sellers

October 29, 2012

America Again, by Stephen Colbert, Richard Dahm, Paul Dinello Barry Julien and Tom Purcell (Grand Central, $28.99) 5. ... How Children Succeed, by Paul Tough (Houghton Miflin Harcourt, $27) 10.

New York Times Best-Sellers

October 24, 2012

America Again, by Stephen Colbert, Richard Dahm, Paul Dinello, Barry Julien and Tom Purcell (Grand Central, $28.99) 5. ... How Children Succeed, by Paul Tough (Houghton Miflin Harcourt, $27) 8.

New York Times Best-Sellers

October 15, 2012

America Again, by Stephen Colbert, Richard Dahm, Paul Dinello Barry Julien and Tom Purcell (Grand Central, $28.99) 4. ... How Children Succeed, by Paul Tough (Houghton Miflin Harcourt, $27) 8.

Best Sellers

October 8, 2012

How Children Succeed, by Paul Tough (Houghton Miflin Harcourt, $27) 6.

Best Sellers

October 1, 2012

How Children Succeed, by Paul Tough (Houghton Miflin Harcourt, $27) 7.

Best Sellers

September 24, 2012

How Children Succeed, by Paul Tough (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $27) 10.

Best Sellers

September 17, 2012

How Children Succeed, by Paul Tough (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $27) 10.

Hamilton: Grit is the way forward for Stamford schools

August 21, 2013 |

Using author Paul Tough's book How Children Succeed, Hamilton said grit is more important than pure brainpower. "Tough explains that most of us believe that success depends on intelligence," Hamilton said. ... ...

Do what it takes to support 'zone'

October 19, 2009

The struggles and successes of Geoffrey Canada's work in Harlem are caputured in Paul Tough's book, "Whatever It Takes," a title that clearly captures the program's operating philosophy.

A View From Glen Hill: Molding kids' character

September 23, 2015 |

Perhaps the speakers were channeling Paul Tough's book, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character.Tough's thesis is that a child's success in life depends more on qualities of ...

Wendy Lecker: 'Education is not the great equalizer'

September 5, 2015

In his best-selling book, "How Children Succeed," Paul Tough claims there is "no antipoverty tool we can provide for disadvantaged young people that will be more valuable than the character strengths" like grit.

A View From Glen Hill: Keeping the kids close to home

August 25, 2015 |

But any who felt that to be the case underestimated three very important facts about Paula: her intelligence, her determination, and, most of all, her character.As Paul Tough says in his book, How Children ...

Optimism, self-control are keys to child's success, author says

October 29, 2012 |

Through scientific-research analysis and interviews with pediatricians, economists and educators of children from the wealthiest to the poorest, author Paul Tough determines that skills such as self-control, ...

New Canaan Country School: Teaching character skills in the 21st century

January 6, 2014 |

However, thanks to recent research and inquiry by thinkers like Paul Tough (How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character, 2012), schools are now making a concerted effort to teach - and assess - these essential skills.

PREV1 of 4 NEXT