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How Children Succeed

Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success is the one about intelligence: success comes to those who score highest on tests, from preschool admissions to SATs. But in this book the author argues that the qualities that matter most have more to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control. The book 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, the author traces the links between childhood stress and life success. 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 help children growing up in poverty. Early adversity, scientists have come to understand, can not only affect the conditions of children's lives, it can alter the physical development of their brains as well. But now educators and doctors around the country are using that knowledge to develop innovative interventions that allow children to overcome the constraints of poverty. And with the help of these new strategies, as the author's reporting makes clear, children who grow up in the most painful circumstances can go on to achieve amazing things. This book has the potential to change how we raise our children, how we run our schools, how we construct our social safety net and also to change our understanding of childhood itself.

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  • "How children succeed"@it
  • "How children succeed"@pl
  • "讓孩子受益一生的新教養方式"
  • "How children succeed : grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character"
  • "Rang hai zi shou yi yi sheng de xin jiao yang fang shi"
  • "Yong qi, hao qi xin, le guan jing shen yu ha zi de wei lai"
  • "Grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character"

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  • "Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success is the one about intelligence: success comes to those who score highest on tests, from preschool admissions to SATs. But in this book the author argues that the qualities that matter most have more to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control. The book 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, the author traces the links between childhood stress and life success. 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 help children growing up in poverty. Early adversity, scientists have come to understand, can not only affect the conditions of children's lives, it can alter the physical development of their brains as well. But now educators and doctors around the country are using that knowledge to develop innovative interventions that allow children to overcome the constraints of poverty. And with the help of these new strategies, as the author's reporting makes clear, children who grow up in the most painful circumstances can go on to achieve amazing things. This book has the potential to change how we raise our children, how we run our schools, how we construct our social safety net and also to change our understanding of childhood itself."
  • "Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success is the one about intelligence: success comes to those who score highest on tests, from preschool admissions to SATs. But in this book the author argues that the qualities that matter most have more to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control. The book 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, the author traces the links between childhood stress and life success. 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 help children growing up in poverty. Early adversity, scientists have come to understand, can not only affect the conditions of children's lives, it can alter the physical development of their brains as well. But now educators and doctors around the country are using that knowledge to develop innovative interventions that allow children to overcome the constraints of poverty. And with the help of these new strategies, as the author's reporting makes clear, children who grow up in the most painful circumstances can go on to achieve amazing things. This book has the potential to change how we raise our children, how we run our schools, how we construct our social safety net and also to change our understanding of childhood itself."@en
  • "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."@en
  • "Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success is the one about intelligence : success comes to those who score highest on tests, from preschool admissions to SATs. But in this book, Paul Tough argues that the qualities that matter more have to do with character : skills like perseverance, curiosity, optimism, and self-control."
  • ""Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success is the one about intelligence: success comes to those who score highest on tests, from preschool admissions to SATs. But in this book the author argues that the qualities that matter most have more to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control. The book 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, the author traces the links between childhood stress and life success. 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 help children growing up in poverty. Early adversity, scientists have come to understand, can not only affect the conditions of children's lives, it can alter the physical development of their brains as well. But now educators and doctors around the country are using that knowledge to develop innovative interventions that allow children to overcome the constraints of poverty. And with the help of these new strategies, as the author's reporting makes clear, children who grow up in the most painful circumstances can go on to achieve amazing things. This book has the potential to change how we raise our children, how we run our schools, how we construct our social safety net and also to change our understanding of childhood itself"--Jacket."@en
  • ""Drop the flashcards?grit, character, and curiosity matter even more than cognitive skills. A persuasive wake-up call."? People Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success is the one about intelligence: success comes to those who score highest on tests, from preschool admissions to SATs. But in How Children Succeed , Paul Tough argues that the qualities that matter more have to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, optimism, and self-control. 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. "Illuminates the extremes of American childhood: for rich kids, a safety net drawn so tight it's a harness; for poor kids, almost nothing to break their fall."? New York Times "I learned so much reading this book and I came away full of hope about how we can make life better for all kinds of kids."? Slate."@en
  • "In this book the author 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. The story we usually tell about childhood and success is the one about intelligence: success comes to those who score highest on tests, from preschool admissions to SATs. But in this book the author argues that the qualities that matter most have more to do with character: skills like perserverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control. 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 help children growing up in poverty. Early adversity, scientists have come to understand, can not only affect the conditions of children's lives, it can alter the physical development of their brains as well. But now educators and doctors around the country are using that knowledge to develop innovative interventions that allow children to overcome the constraints of poverty. And with the help of these new strategies, children who grow up in the most painful circumstances can go on to achieve amazing things. This book has the potential to change how we raise our children, how we run our schools, how we construct our social safety net, and also how to change our understanding of childhood itself."
  • "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 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. -- From back cover."
  • "We're convinced that a good performance in school exams will lead to success later on in life. But what if we're wrong? In fact, studies are increasingly showing that the qualities most likely to ensure a better degree, a better job and, ultimately, a more fulfilling life are perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control. This title introduces us to a new generation of researchers and educators who are using the tools of science to peel back the mysteries of character."@en

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  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Poradniki dla rodziców"@pl

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  • "Il potere del carattere"@it
  • "Pōs na megalōsete sōsta ta paidia sas : symvoules gia na einai petychēmena ki eutychismena stē zōē"
  • "How Children Succeed"@en
  • "Die Chancen unserer Kinder"
  • "아이 는 어떻게 성공 하는가 : 뚝심, 호기심, 자제력 그리고 숨겨진 성격 의 힘"
  • "How children succeed : confidence, curiosity and the hidden power of character"@en
  • "Cómo hacer que los niños triunfen : determinación, curiosidad y el poder oculto del carácter"
  • "孩子如何成功 : 讓孩子受益一生的新教養方式"
  • "Die Chancen unserer Kinder Warum Charakter wichtiger ist als Intelligenz"
  • "Jak dzieci osiągają sukces"@pl
  • "Il potere del carattere : Paul Tough ; trad. di Daniele Didero"
  • "How children succeed: rethinking character and intelligence"
  • "Comment les enfants réussissent : détermination et curiosité, les pouvoirs cachés du caractère"
  • "Πως ν[alpha] με[gamma][alpha]λώσετε σωστ[alpha]́ τ[alpha] [pi][alpha]ιδι[alpha]́ σ[alpha]ς : συμ[beta]ουλές [gamma]ι[alpha] ν[alpha] είν[alpha]ι [pi]ετυχημέν[alpha] κι ευτυχισμέν[alpha] στη ζωή"
  • "How children succeed : grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character"@en
  • "How children succeed : grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character"
  • "Điều gì làm nên thành công của trẻ : sự bền bỉ, trí tò mò và sức mạnh tiềm ẩn của nhân cách"
  • "How Children Succeed : grit, curiosity and the hidden power of character"
  • "How children succeed grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character"@en
  • "Jak dzieci osiągają sukces ; [nauka siły woli i ciekawości świata]"@pl
  • "Xin ge de li liang : yong qi, hao qi xin, le guang jing shen yu hai zi de wei lai"
  • "Hai zi ru he cheng gong : rang hai zi shou yi yi sheng de xin jiao yang fang shi"
  • "Die Chancen unserer Kinder : warum Charakter wichtiger ist als Intelligenz"
  • "Die Chancen unserer Kinder : Warum Charakter wichtiger ist als Intelligenz"
  • "Zakaj nekaterim otrokom uspeva : srčnost, radovednost in skrita moč znanja"@sl
  • "性格的力量 : 勇气好奇心乐观精神与孩子的未来"
  • "How children succeed : grit, curiosity and the hidden power of character"
  • "How children succeed"@en
  • "How children succeed"
  • "Comment les enfants réussissent détermination et curiosité, les pouvoirs cachés du caractère"
  • "Ai nŭn ŏttŏk'e sŏnggong hanŭn'ga : ttuksim, hogisim, chajeryŏk kŭriko sumgyŏjin sŏnggyŏk ŭi him"

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