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Ten Non-Education Books About Leadership

February 22, 2017 |

This is a post written by Sarah Ann Taylor, a Leader in Me coach and consultant.   I recently received a request for some recommendations for non-education books on the subject of leadership. This request thrilled me! We become better models for the students we serve when we as practitioners commit ourselves to continual growth read more

Aligning Academics Webcast Recording

February 9, 2017 |

Join Dana Penick and Stephanie Taylor for an overview of the Aligning Academics one-day workshop. This is a recording of their January 23, 2017, live 60-minute webcast. With Aligning Academics, educators can learn how to achieve personal, team (class), and student goals with the 4 Disciplines of Execution®. This webcast provides participants with a brief read more

2016 Student Speech Contest Winner Update

February 2, 2017 |

A few weeks ago we announced that the Second Annual Student Speech Contest was officially open to students attending a certified Leader in Me School. As we kick off another amazing contest, we felt it would be a great time to give an update on some of last year’s 2016 Grand Prize winners.   Zhorie’l read more

Ten Non-Education Books About Leadership

This is a post written by Sarah Ann Taylor, a Leader in Me coach and consultant.   I recently received a request for some recommendations for non-education books on the subject of leadership. This request thrilled me! We become better models for the students we serve when we as practitioners commit ourselves to continual growth read more

Aligning Academics Webcast Recording

Join Dana Penick and Stephanie Taylor for an overview of the Aligning Academics one-day workshop. This is a recording of their January 23, 2017, live 60-minute webcast. With Aligning Academics, educators can learn how to achieve personal, team (class), and student goals with the 4 Disciplines of Execution®. This webcast provides participants with a brief read more

2016 Student Speech Contest Winner Update

A few weeks ago we announced that the Second Annual Student Speech Contest was officially open to students attending a certified Leader in Me School. As we kick off another amazing contest, we felt it would be a great time to give an update on some of last year’s 2016 Grand Prize winners.   Zhorie’l read more

Selfie Scavenger Hunt

As a Leader in Me School in the third year of implementation, we have our highs and lows, or ebbs and flows. Our mission statement, which we strive for each day, is “All belong, all learn, all lead to succeed.” Most days we have a positive learning culture, but at times we are human and read more

“Every Child Is a Leader” School Culture

Instead of seeing children through the lens of a normal distribution curve—some kids are naturally smart and others are not—The Leader in Me paradigm sees that every child is capable, every child is a leader. This paradigm changes everything. Over 3,000 Leader in Me Schools in 50 countries are embracing this paradigm and experiencing an read more

    Classroom-Management Tool: The Four-Part Direction

    This is a guest post written by Dr. Jerry Evanski, Principal of Erie Elementary School, Chippewa Valley School District, Clinton Township, MI, and Author. Many classroom-management systems or techniques rely on correcting student behavior. While this may seem obvious, there is another paradigm through which to view successful classroom management that is much more effective read more

    “Every Child Is a Leader” School Culture

    Instead of seeing children through the lens of a normal distribution curve—some kids are naturally smart and others are not—The Leader in Me paradigm sees that every child is capable, every child is a leader. This paradigm changes everything. Over 3,000 Leader in Me Schools in 50 countries are embracing this paradigm and experiencing an read more

    Aligning Academics Webcast Recording

    Join Dana Penick and Stephanie Taylor for an overview of the Aligning Academics one-day workshop. This is a recording of their January 23, 2017, live 60-minute webcast. With Aligning Academics, educators can learn how to achieve personal, team (class), and student goals with the 4 Disciplines of Execution®. This webcast provides participants with a brief read more

    How to Be a Proactive Teacher and Why It Matters

    Think about your most recent teaching challenge. How did you handle it? Were you proactive or reactive? Did you look at all angles of the problem? How did you treat the people involved? Maybe it’s a moment of shock: We have three new students to add to your roster on Monday (and there are no read more

    4 Ways to Create a “You Can” Environment

    Have you ever had a child come into your class with a “reputation that precedes him or her”? You’ve heard about his or her behavior from other teachers, and you’ve formed an idea of what teaching this student will be like. Does this preconceived idea influence the way you treat this student? Or perhaps because read more