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The Resource How children succeed : grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character, Paul Tough

How children succeed : grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character, Paul Tough

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How children succeed : grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character
Title
How children succeed
Title remainder
grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character
Statement of responsibility
Paul Tough
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A foremost "New Yorker" and "New York Times" journalist reverses three decades of thinking about what creates successful children, solving the mysteries of why some succeed and others fail--and of how to move individual children toward their full potential for success
Summary
Challenges conventional views about standardized testing to argue that success is more determined by self-discipline, and describes the work of pioneering researchers and educators who have enabled effective new teaching methods
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2012.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
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10151167
Cataloging source
DLC
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Tough, Paul
Dewey number
372.210973
Index
index present
LC call number
LB1139.25
LC item number
.T68 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Early childhood education
  • Cognitive styles in children
Target audience
adult
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grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character
Label
How children succeed : grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character, Paul Tough
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [203]-222) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How to fail (and how not to) -- How to build character -- How to think -- How to succeed -- A better path
Control code
19767143
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 231 pages
Isbn
9780544104402
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2012019000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
How children succeed : grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character, Paul Tough
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [203]-222) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How to fail (and how not to) -- How to build character -- How to think -- How to succeed -- A better path
Control code
19767143
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 231 pages
Isbn
9780544104402
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2012019000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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