How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character Topics for Discussion

Paul Tough
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Which do you think is more important to a student's success, their character or their IQ? What argument does the book make for each of these elements' importance, and the value they bring to a student's success? Be sure to include examples from the text to help strengthen your arguments.

Who do you think is responsible for a student's academic success, the parents, the teachers, or the students themselves? Who does Tough think is responsible? How can you tell? Be sure to include examples from the text to help strengthen your arguments.

According to the many studies presented in Chapter One, how does stress affect an individual's life? How does stress particularly affect at-risk students, both biologically and academically? What correlations can be found between one's stress level as a child (ACE scores) and future success? Be sure to include examples from the text...

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