Tuesday, November 22, 2011
By Jenny Anderson : author of Spousonomics
According to a survey, Dalton students strive to embody the qualities of confidence, friendliness and intelligence, but tend to associate their classmates, and their high-priced education itself, with competitiveness and ambition.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
The importance of resilience, curiosity about introverts and requests for additional information are among the final questions posed about character education to Dominic Randolph of Riverdale Country School and David Levin of KIPP New York.
Monday, September 26, 2011
The effectiveness of character education, the issue of whether to focus on the top five character strengths or the bottom five, and a request for examples of how the characteristics for success can be taught are among the questions answered by David Levin of KIPP New York and Dominic Randolph of Riverdale Country School, in response to Paul Tough's article in The New York Times Magazine about teaching character.
Friday, September 16, 2011
The heads of KIPP New York and Riverdale Country School answer reader questions on their innovative character education programs, including the experience of working together, the science behind the methodology and whether they know it is working.