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Stand for Education

January 20, 2016 |

We asked education thought leaders one question: “What do you stand for in education?” Here are their answers. “I stand for equity and opportunity in education. I stand for ensuring that children receive an education that helps them achieve their potential. I believe that each child deserves an education that stimulates and challenges, that grounds read more

How to Choose a Service Learning Project in 5 Steps.

August 24, 2017 |

How to Choose a Service Learning Project in 5 Steps. This is a guest post written by Daphane Polanowski, a sixth-grade student at Sullivan Middle School. Service learning projects are a great way of teaching students a multitude of 21st- century skills, such as: social-emotional learning, team building, project management, leadership skills, and empathy. Just ask read more

How to Choose a Service Learning Project in 5 Steps.

August 24, 2017 |

How to Choose a Service Learning Project in 5 Steps. This is a guest post written by Daphane Polanowski, a sixth-grade student at Sullivan Middle School. Service learning projects are a great way of teaching students a multitude of 21st- century skills, such as: social-emotional learning, team building, project management, leadership skills, and empathy. Just ask read more

How to Choose a Service Learning Project in 5 Steps.

How to Choose a Service Learning Project in 5 Steps. This is a guest post written by Daphane Polanowski, a sixth-grade student at Sullivan Middle School. Service learning projects are a great way of teaching students a multitude of 21st- century skills, such as: social-emotional learning, team building, project management, leadership skills, and empathy. Just ask read more

How to Create a Family Mission Statement in 3 Steps

How to Create a Family Mission Statement in Three Steps Having a family mission statement creates a bond between parents and children as they support each other and help each other grow. Your family’s sense of unity and purpose strengthens when every member knows that everyone is truly committed to each other’s success and growth. read more

How You Can Create a Peace Path of Your Own in 6 Steps.

  This is a guest post written by Mrs. Kari Butcher, First-Grade Teacher, Hollywood Elementary, A Leader in Me School, Stevensville, MI. Here’s how you can create your own Peace Path in 6 steps: The Peace Path is a conflict-resolution tool that helps students come up with 3rd Alternative solutions themselves; it offers insightful steps that shift the 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

Leader in Me at Home: Proactive Parenting

The following is a guest post on proactive parenting Proactive Parenting I first came to learn about Leader in Me while working for Lehigh Parkway Elementary School in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Besides there being more than one banner around the school highlighting leadership, it was also in our very own school quote: “A Lehigh Parkway leader 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

    How You Can Create a Peace Path of Your Own in 6 Steps.

      This is a guest post written by Mrs. Kari Butcher, First-Grade Teacher, Hollywood Elementary, A Leader in Me School, Stevensville, MI. Here’s how you can create your own Peace Path in 6 steps: The Peace Path is a conflict-resolution tool that helps students come up with 3rd Alternative solutions themselves; it offers insightful steps that shift the read more