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This week I picked an interesting read about how to help children succeed. The book is How Children Succeed by Paul Tough. Paul talks about different things including education, parenting, equity and student success. He even recently wrote another book: The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us.
In helping children succeed, Paul provides us with details on how personal qualities like perseverance, self-control, and diligence play a critical role in children’s success. The book is based on research and hence very interesting and credible information that we can use to help our children to succeed. Paul’s ideas are not only speaking to us parents, but also extend their target audience to policy makers, teachers and those who support children agenda especially from the perspective of how we can all improve the chances of our children positive future.
It is all about thinking of new ways that will encourage children to gain perseverance, self-control, drive and passion by not only teaching them these elements but also, creating an environment at home and away from home that will help to nurture these personal qualities.
Paul considers three ways that can be used to create the required change:
Key takeaways from the books include:
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