National - Jan 10, 2015

Should Schools Teach Personality?

Should Schools Teach Personality?

Well – yes!  But not in isolation.

BUILD’s program teaches students six skills – Spark Skills – that, in this article, are considered personality traits.   We teach these skills in the context of the students’ education and entrepreneurial experience.  Personality traits like “grit,” when applied, are valuable skills that make students better problem solvers.

 

Read more here: http://op-talk.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/01/10/should-schools-teach-personality/

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BUILD’s mission is to use entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of youth from under-resourced communities and propel them to high school, college & career success.