THE WISDOM OF SAM
Observations On Life From An Uncommon Child
In this heartfelt and generous book, author Daniel Gottlieb shares life lessons taught to him by his eight-year-old grandson, Sam. The Wisdom of Sam continues the extraordinary story of the interaction between a grandfather and a grandson.READ MORE
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VOICES IN THE FAMILY: Radio Show
[Rebroadcast] How do we measure a child’s success in school or socially? Plenty of attention is given to test scores and IQ. But there’s something else many educators and psychologists say is just as important, and it’s called grit. It’s a character trait we either have or develop that boils down to self-discipline — one’s ability to plug away with dogged determination and focus.
Angela Duckworth is a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, with their Positive Psychology Center.
Amanda Jefferson is the executive director of Summer Search, a Philadelphia program for low-income children that provides mentoring and opportunities to go on adventurous, team-building trips.
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