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Important Character Traits

Psychologists have long emphasized that character is significantly related to success in school and later in life.  Recent research has identified the seven most important character traits for success.  As a teacher, you should do whatever you can to foster and strengthen  these traits in your students. The seven most important character traits are:

  1. zest
  2. grit
  3. self-control
  4. social intelligence
  5. gratitude
  6. optimism
  7. curiosity

Posted 9/26/2011

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