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Admin Account Feb 23, 2010
At English Estates, we have an active PTA that plans Family Fun Fest , International Night , Astronomy Night and more!
Our Parent Academy offers programs to help parents learn about the curriculum and school practices, meet other parents, and receive materials to help their children at home . We notify parents by newsletter, flyers, our phone notification system, and with personal contact. One o...
Admin Account Feb 17, 2010
I am the librarian at Moulton Elementary, a K-3 school in Alabama and my goal is to make the 7 Habits come alive throughout the students’ day. My students are learning how the habits can help them everywhere , even in the library!Using the audio version of The 7 Habits of Happy Kids, we listen to each story together while incorporating an author study on Sean Covey. The students are very excite...
Admin Account Feb 16, 2010
Reading through the blog posts is very inspirational. There are so many amazing examples of schools from all over embracing The Leader in Me process! My hope is that we can build a world-wide community of schools that are committed to bringing leadership to kids. Imagine thousands of schools around the globe all working together and all committed to teaching kids the vital 21st century skills t...
Admin Account Feb 12, 2010
One way we keep the 7 Habits “alive” at English Estates Elementary School is by regularly revisiting the content and sharing ideas. Today, during our regularly scheduled monthly staff meeting, we focused on the Emotional Bank Account.The meeting included several relevant resources:
- We watched the Emotional Bank Account video from the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People course.
- I shared an article...
Admin Account Feb 10, 2010
My name is Hugo Delgado and I live in Colombia, South America. Three years ago, I co-founded a foundation called "Yo Creo en Mí" . We work with children and teens from marginalized communities 200 miles south west of Bogota. After reading Dr. Covey's book The Leader in Me, I instantly bought the concept of the 7 Habits approach and the ubiquitous strategy to teach leadership skills to kids and ...
Admin Account Feb 08, 2010
When things feel a bit out of control, my staff and I have found this activity helps. Perhaps you will too.On post-its, each staff member writes six things that are causing them stress; three from home and three from school. We then walk around the room with the post-its stuck on our arm. Conversations with each other help in realizing which of the stressors are in our Circle of Control. The s...
Admin Account Feb 01, 2010
Imagine…* students given opportunities to discover their unique gifts and talents* students feeling important through contribution* students proud of themselves and their school* students connected and part of a whole* students reaching their potentialThrough a culture of leadership, The Leader in Me Lighthouse Schools offer their students all of these opportunities. You can feel the “perfect h...