Can character be taught? – Paul Tough

Eminent Voices December 13, 2014

How do you define character?

Paul Tough explains that we need to redefine the term “character” itself. Instead of understanding “character” as a set of essential traits that never change, we should define it as a collection of skills and habits that children can develop, practice and improve. Can these skills be taught and how do we teach these skills? How can they be assessed? Watch the full talk to find out more!