Why do some children succeed while others fail? Paul Tough, author of the fascinating new book, How Children Succeed, joins us to challenge the notion that a child’s future success is predicated on IQ and performance on standardized tests. Researchers have recently discovered that cognitive skills matter a lot less than has been previously thought and as Paul Tough explains in this month’s main interview, the very latest research is telling us that what matters most in determining a child’s success or failure is very different from what the conventional wisdom tells us.
Administration & Leadership
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character
September 1, 2012