How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character Setting & Symbolism

Paul Tough
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Tools of the Mind

Tools of the Mind is the pre-kindergarten Tough visits during the book's introduction. Here, young students are taught behavioral skills rather than academic information to help prepare them for elementary education. Students are taught how to control their impulses, stay focused, avoid distractions, manage their emotions, and organize their thoughts.

Christian Fenger High School

Christian Fenger High School is a high school in Chicago that is often named as one of the worst schools in America. While many troubled schools in the United States must beg for funding, Fender's status as one of the worst schools in America has intrigued educators for many years, and as a result, Fenger has been the focus of repeated ambitious and well-financed reforms, most of which show little to no result.

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) is a number given to medical patients to notate...

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