Monday, June 17, 2013

Session (11): What is the role of "character" in schools? What role do teachers have in shaping their classes to develop character?

Paul Tough has written about the importance of failure as a teaching tool.

Here are some observations from an interview with Paul Tough and a researcher named James Heckman

READING (from a script of This American Life, a radio show)

(1) What is the researcher's main point about the GED process?
(2) How do you handle failure in your students in your classroom?
(3) What would you add to your current academic work to build character in your lesson plans?

More reading
See the blogpost about the Paul Tough interview

No comments:

Post a Comment