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Character and parenting assessment optimism & curiosity

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Character traits Optimism & Curiosity are key to success. Can parents develop their children’s character & how can parenting assessment help?

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Character and parenting assessment optimism & curiosity

  1. 1. According to Paul Tough thedevelopment of key character traits thatlead to success are:• Grit• Self-Control• Zest• Social Intelligence• Gratitude• Optimism• CuriositySource: Paul Tough, How Children Succeed Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character(2012)Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt, BostonWhich Parenting Behaviors assessed by theKeys to Interactive Parenting Scale (KIPS)promote the development of these Traits?Character and ParentingFor accompanying discussion see: http://comfortconsults.com/blog/
  2. 2. 1. Sensitivity of Response2. Supports Emotions3. Physical Interaction4. Involvement5. Agenda6. Language Experiences7. Reasonable Expectations8. Adapts Strategies to Child9. Limits & Consequences10.Supportive Directions11.Encouragement12.Exploration/CuriosityKIPS ItemGritZestSocial IntelligenceGratitudeOptimismCuriositySelf-ControlCharacterCharacter and Parenting
  3. 3. 1. Sensitivity of Response2. Supports Emotions3. Physical Interaction4. Involvement5. Agenda6. Language Experiences7. Reasonable Expectations8. Adapts Strategies to Child9. Limits & Consequences10.Supportive Directions11.Encouragement12.Exploration/CuriosityKIPS ItemGritZestSocial IntelligenceGratitudeOptimismCuriositySelf-ControlCharacterThis PostCharacter and Parenting
  4. 4. 1. Sensitivity of Response2. Supports Emotions3. Physical Interaction4. Involvement5. Agenda6. Language Experiences7. Reasonable Expectations8. Adapts Strategies to Child9. Limits & Consequences10.Supportive Directions11.Encouragement12.Exploration/CuriosityKIPS ItemGritZestSocial IntelligenceGratitudeOptimismCuriosityCharacter and ParentingSelf-ControlCharacter
  5. 5. 1. Sensitivity of Response2. Supports Emotions3. Physical Interaction4. Involvement5. Agenda6. Language Experiences7. Reasonable Expectations8. Adapts Strategies to Child9. Limits & Consequences10.Supportive Directions11.Encouragement12.Exploration/CuriosityKIPS ItemGritZestSocial IntelligenceGratitudeOptimismCuriositySelf-ControlCharacterCharacter and Parenting
  6. 6. 1. Sensitivity of Response2. Supports Emotions3. Physical Interaction4. Involvement5. Agenda6. Language Experiences7. Reasonable Expectations8. Adapts Strategies to Child9. Limits & Consequences10.Supportive Directions11.Encouragement12.Exploration/CuriosityKIPS ItemGritZestSocial IntelligenceGratitudeOptimismCuriositySelf-ControlCharacterCharacter and Parenting
  7. 7. Parents can support the development of the sevencharacter traits of successParenting assessment tools can be very useful insupporting parents in developing these traitsYour thoughts on how parents can promote the development ofcharacter are very welcome in the blog’s comments section:http://comfortconsults.com/blog/Character and Parenting
  8. 8. See ComfortConsults.com for more information on what KIPS cando for you, your program and families
  9. 9. See ComfortConsults.com for more information on what KIPS cando for you, your program and families
  10. 10. See ComfortConsults.com for more information on what KIPS cando for you, your program and families

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