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Book Club

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Our Book Selection

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

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In this instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed—be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.”

 

Among Grit’s most valuable insights:

*Why any effort you make ultimately counts twice toward your goal
*How grit can be learned, regardless of I.Q. or circumstances
*How lifelong interest is triggered
*How much of optimal practice is suffering and how much ecstasy
*Which is better for your child—a warm embrace or high standards

 

 

Meeting Dates

   All meetings 6:30-7:30 PM       Sage Creek High School Cafeteria

   Oct 19, 2017         Jan TBA, 2018

 

RSVP to Attend

 RSVP for Book Club Meeting is coming soon!

Send ?s to: sagecreekptsa@gmail.com or jessica.hacker@carlsbadusd.net

 

Recommend a Book

Have a recommendation for our 2017-2018 Book Club meetings?  

Please email your suggested book titles to SageCreekPTSA@gmail.com

 

Past Book Selections

In How to Raise an Adult, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research, on conversations with admissions officers, educators, and employers, and on her own insights as a mother and as a student dean to highlight the ways in which overparenting harms children, their stressed-out parents, and society at large. While empathizing with the parental hopes and, especially, fears that lead to overhelping, Lythcott-Haims offers practical alternative strategies that underline the importance of allowing children to make their own mistakes and develop the resilience, resourcefulness, and inner determination necessary for success.

      Relevant to parents of toddlers as well as of twentysomethings-and of special value to parents of teens-this book is a rallying cry for those who wish to ensure that the next generation can take charge of their own lives with competence and confidence.  (View TED Talk on the book.)

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