Character & assessing parenting

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Mapping parent behaviors to character development, grit, self-control, and zest.

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Character & assessing parenting

  1. 1. Character and ParentingAccording to Paul Tough, thedevelopment of key character traitsthat lead 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?
  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-ControlCharacterCharacter 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 IntelligenceGratitudeOptimismCuriositySelf-ControlCharacterCharacter and Parenting
  5. 5. In Our Next KIPS Cradle PostWe Will Explore:Social IntelligenceGratitudeOptimismCuriosityYour thoughts on how parents promote the development ofcharacter are very welcome in the comments section of this blog:http://comfortconsults.com/blog/

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