You're Invited: Living A Disciplined Life® Luncheon with Paul Tough
Paul Tough, New York Times Magazine education writer and best-selling author, will discuss his book How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, at noon on Thursday, September 27 at mk The Restaurant. Joined by guests of Perspectives Charter Schools, Tough will talk about the qualities that matter most to educating our students for success in college and life--such as those of character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control.
At Perspectives, these same qualities are reflected in the 26 principles of A Disciplined Life®. Each day, Perspectives teachers, students, parents and staff life A Disciplined Life with grit and courage. Perspectives Charter Schools offers Chicago's families an education choice rooted in strong academic preparation while instilling key social and emotion education that builds individual character and grooms each student for success well beyond high school and college.
New York Times Magazine Education Writer and Author, Paul Tough
Founder and President, Perspectives Charter Schools, Diana Shulla-Cose
CEO, Perspectives Charter Schools, Rhonda Hopps
Discussion on character education with book reading and signing
Noon – 1:30 p.m. CT
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012
mk The Restaurant
868 North Franklin Street
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