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Navigating the Principal Passage: Thoughts on Principal Leadership Development

February 5, 2018 |

Just as teachers seek information on developing and fine-tuning their position in education, so do principals. However, principal leadership development can be a tricky passage to navigate. That’s why Leader in Me consultant and former principal, J.Lynn Jones, has some thoughts for principals, old and new, and how to make the most of the position.  read more

3 Tips For Creating A Peer Mentoring Program

February 14, 2018 |

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Mentoring programs have proven to be an important part of students lives, especially with at-risk youth. Mentored youth maintain a better attitude towards school and typically have better school attendance. With a better attitude and a better attendance than non-mentored youth, mentored youth also have a higher chance of attending college or university (The Role read more

3 Tips For Creating A Peer Mentoring Program

February 14, 2018 |

students working together

Mentoring programs have proven to be an important part of students lives, especially with at-risk youth. Mentored youth maintain a better attitude towards school and typically have better school attendance. With a better attitude and a better attendance than non-mentored youth, mentored youth also have a higher chance of attending college or university (The Role read more

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3 Tips For Creating A Peer Mentoring Program

Mentoring programs have proven to be an important part of students lives, especially with at-risk youth. Mentored youth maintain a better attitude towards school and typically have better school attendance. With a better attitude and a better attendance than non-mentored youth, mentored youth also have a higher chance of attending college or university (The Role read more

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University of Michigan Studies Confirm Leader in Me’s Effectiveness To Date

New University of Michigan studies offer strongest empirical evidence of Leader in Me’s effectiveness to date.        In January, the University of Michigan’s (UMICH) prestigious College of Education released two technical reports showing positive impacts to student disciplinary referrals and attendance in Leader in Me schools. One report focused their analysis on disciplinary read more

7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Navigating the Principal Passage: Thoughts on Principal Leadership Development

Just as teachers seek information on developing and fine-tuning their position in education, so do principals. However, principal leadership development can be a tricky passage to navigate. That’s why Leader in Me consultant and former principal, J.Lynn Jones, has some thoughts for principals, old and new, and how to make the most of the position.  read more

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Leader in Me Reaps Results, Develops Future Talent

The following is a guest post by Lindsay Keisler, President and CEO of the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce  The Catawba County K-64 Learning Initiative The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, along with a multitude of local government and education partners, recently launched the Catawba County K-64 Learning Initiative that aims to prepare students from read more

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Research on Leader in Me Reveals Positive Impacts

New Research on the Impacts of Leader in Me Six independent studies, including three peer-reviewed journal articles, were recently posted to the Leader in Me’s research webpage, “What is the Impact?”. The studies were all conducted by university researchers and highlight positive impacts on academics and student behavior related to the Leader in Me. Links to the full read more

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    University of Michigan Studies Confirm Leader in Me’s Effectiveness To Date

    New University of Michigan studies offer strongest empirical evidence of Leader in Me’s effectiveness to date.        In January, the University of Michigan’s (UMICH) prestigious College of Education released two technical reports showing positive impacts to student disciplinary referrals and attendance in Leader in Me schools. One report focused their analysis on disciplinary read more

    Leadership role ideas for students: Birthday Buddies

    The following is a guest post.  Student Leadership Role Ideas: Birthday Buddies How do you scaffold authentic opportunities for leadership in a school? How can you encourage students to be leaders and provide them with ways to find their voice? How can you create a system where students actively run important day-to-day activities throughout our read more

    Student Leadership Guides’ Video Tutorial

    So you want to learn more about Leader in Me? Well, you found the perfect place to start! Our Student Leadership Guides are essential leadership lessons that help students learn and apply the 7 Habits and other 21st-century skills. In this video tutorial with Judy Yauch, you will be introduced to the new and improved read more

    How to Use Student Data as a Tool in Self-Directed Learning

    How do you track student data in your classroom? Do you use binders, notebooks, or digital charts? Do you have a collection of folders you fill out that are only pulled out at parent-teacher conferences? Many teachers use some type of student data notebook to keep track of where their students are in achieving learning read more

    2017 International Student Speech Contest

    The 2017 Leader in Me International Student Speech Contest is open for students K–12 attending a Leader in Me School. All students are encouraged to enter  the speech contest by submitting a two-minute video before March 31, 2017. Students (with help from their parents or school) can create a video of a traditional or a read more