How Children Succeed: Grip, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough. ISBN: 978-0544104402
How Children Succeed introduces us to a new generation of researchers and educators, who, for the first time, are using the tools of science to peel back the mysteries of character. Through their stories—and the stories of the children they are trying to help—Tough reveals how this new knowledge can transform young people’s lives. He uncovers the surprising ways in which parents do—and do not—prepare their children for adulthood. And he provides us with new insights into how to improve the lives of children growing up in poverty. This provocative and profoundly hopeful book will not only inspire and engage readers, it will also change our understanding of childhood itself.
Category: Student Success
The cost associated with this registration is for course participation only. This course is eligible for 1 graduate credit through UND at a cost of $50 per credit paid directly to UND. Information on how to register and pay for the credit will be emailed to you after the start of the course.