Best Beach Reading, ‘How Children Succeed’ by Paul Tough

Published by EducationNews.org — At last!  Someone with celebrity cred is looking at the conditions that allow kids to learn. Finally, an “up” book about education. I smiled broadly as I read through Paul Tough’s How Children Succeed. Granted, the book is not an “up” because of the happy stories it tells of how beautifully we’re handling ourContinue reading “Best Beach Reading, ‘How Children Succeed’ by Paul Tough”

If Parents Want Graduates, Raise Resilient Kids

Published by EducationNews.org — If we want to see graduation rates improve, parents are going to have to introduce their kids to adulthood before sending them to college. Congratulations high school grads!  In the Fall, many of you will go off to college, with all its adult freedom and delights. But do you have theContinue reading “If Parents Want Graduates, Raise Resilient Kids”