Paul Tough http://wknofm.org en Paul Tough In Memphis To Talk About 'How Children Succeed' http://wknofm.org/post/paul-tough-memphis-talk-about-how-children-succeed <p></p><p>Author Paul Tough thinks America’s schools aren’t doing a good job teaching character. Tough has covered education for the <em>New York Times Magazine </em>and <em>This American Life. </em>His latest book is <em>How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character.</em></p><p>Tough was in Memphis to speak at a charter school run by the Knowledge Is Power Program, or KIPP, which aims to teach character skills—things like zest, self-control, and, yes, grit—alongside math and reading.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eleanor Boudreau 21207 at http://wknofm.org Paul Tough In Memphis To Talk About 'How Children Succeed'