Self-control in childhood predicts future success is the title of a column in the Boston Globe. It doesn’t cover anything new that you wouldn’t have read in other resources at My Best Posts About Helping Students Develop Their Capacity For Self-Control, but it’s a short-and-sweet accessible summary of research on the topic.

By the way, some of the self-control lesson plans (including hand-outs) in my book are available free at the Eye on Education (the publisher of the book) website.