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How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character

reviewed by Erica Frydenberg - February 01, 2013

coverTitle: How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
Author(s): Paul Tough
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , Boston
ISBN: 0547564651, Pages: 256, Year: 2012
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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: February 01, 2013
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  • Erica Frydenberg
    Melbourne Graduate School of Education
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    ERICA FRYDENBERG is an educational, clinical and organisational psychologist who has practiced extensively in the Australian educational setting as a Guidance Office in Victoria before joining the staff of the University of Melbourne in 1990 where she was responsible for the training program of school psychologists. She is an Associate Professor in psychology in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. She is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society and has served as an elected member of its Board 2007-2009, 2011-2014. She has authored and co-authored over 120 academic journal articles and chapters in the field of coping, developed (with Ramon Lewis) psychological instruments to measure coping, namely Adolescent Coping Scale and Coping Scale for Adults, developed programs to teach coping skills including The Best of Coping (Instructor and Teacher workbooks) (co-authored with Cathy Brandon) and a CD-Rom Coping for Success. In 2011, The Early Years Coping Cards (with Jan Deans), The Adolescent Coping Scale-2 (with Ramon Lewis) and Success and Dyslexia: Sessions for Coping in the Upper Primary Years (with Nola Firth) were published by The Australian Council for Educational Research. Her recent volumes, Adolescent Coping: Advances in Theory, Research and Practice were published in May 2008 by Routledge in the UK and Think Positively: A Course for Developing Coping Skills in Adolescents and Developing Children’s Coping in the Early Years (with Jan Deans and Kelly O’Brien) both published by Continuum in London in 2010 and 2012, respectively.
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