Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Reading Together - How Children Succeed - How to Fail (and How Not To)
"What matters, instead, is whether we are able to help her develop a very different set of qualities, a list that includes persistence, self-control, curiosity, conscientiousness, grit, and self-confidence. Economists refer to these as noncognitive skills, psychologists call them personality traits, and the rest of us sometimes think of them as character."
(location 80, Kindle Edition)
"As a result, children who grow up in stressful environments generally find it harder to concentrate, harder to sit still, harder to rebound from disappointments, and harder to follow directions."
(location 480, Kindle Edition)
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