Month: September 2012

The Value of Grit

Delay of Gratification Testing As a child development research AND public radio junkie, I was thrilled this past weekend when NPR’s This American Life aired an hour-long segmenthighlighting the factors that allow students to succeed in school and in life. Spoiler alert: intelligence isn’t at the top of that list.  The segment explored emerging theories …

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September – Everyday Champion – Deborah Asante

Congratulations to our September 2012 Everyday Champion: Deborah Asante – Founding Artistic Director of Asante Children’s Theater! Deborah Asante with her Grand-daughters: Charlie and Tyla. Learn what makes Deborah an Everyday Champion: What is your profession or vocation? I am an artist, storyteller and youth activist. I believe that art has the power to transform …

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