Thrivers : the surprising reasons why some kids struggle and others shine
by Borba, Michele (Author)
The bestselling author of unselfie explains why the old markers of accomplishment (grades, test scores) are no longer reliable predictors of success in the 21st century - and offers 7 teachable traits that will safeguard our kids for the future. Michele Borba has been a teacher, educational consulta... Full description
- Introduction: Running on empty: we're raising a generation of strivers, not thrivers
- Nurturing heart. Self-confidence: thrivers focus on "who," not "what" ; Empathy: thrivers think "we," not "me"
- Developing mind. Self-control: thrivers can think straight and put the brakes on impulses ; Integrity: thrivers have a strong moral code and stick to it ; Curiosity: thrivers are out-of-the-box thinkers
- Cultivating will. Perseverance: thrivers finish what they start and don't need gold stars ; Optimism: thrivers find the silver lining