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2017 International Student Speech Contest

January 11, 2017 |

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 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 creative speech on read more

Social-Emotional Learning with The Leader in Me

December 14, 2016 |

If you talk with anyone who has spent time in a classroom, and you asked that person if core academic subjects were the only things students learned in school, the resounding answer would be “NO.” So much more is taught at school than correct grammar and times tables. Students are learning life skills each day read more

Avery’s Creek Leadership Lunch-Buddy Program With Hampton Inn

October 21, 2016 |

This is a guest post written by Denise Montgomery, principal of Avery’s Creek Elementary in Arden, North Carolina. Community and business partnerships are an extremely important part of The Leader in Me process at Avery’s Creek Elementary School. One partner has stepped up to create a program that has caught on internationally! When Denise Montgomery, 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 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 creative speech on read more

Share Your Story With The Leader in Me

We want to hear about all of the wonderful things that are going on from administrators, Lighthouse Teams, parents, and community members at Leader in Me Schools! Click here to share your story with us. Every day, Leader in Me Schools experience heartwarming moments at school or within the local community. Some stories have been read more

“Carry On” Book Giveaway

Who has motivated you to keep going when life gets hard? Enter our Facebook contest telling us the person in your life who inspires you to continue moving forward through the good and bad and you could BOTH win Lisa Fenn’s book Carry On! Contest ends December 31, 2016. REQUIREMENTS: LIKE the Facebook contest post. read more

Social-Emotional Learning with The Leader in Me

If you talk with anyone who has spent time in a classroom, and you asked that person if core academic subjects were the only things students learned in school, the resounding answer would be “NO.” So much more is taught at school than correct grammar and times tables. Students are learning life skills each day read more

The Seven Principles Most Associated With the 7 Habits

This is a guest post written by Dr. Chantel Ishola. Three years ago, when my son was in his first year of preschool, I received a note from his preschool teacher. It was on orange paper with black font. (I suppose this was due to the approaching Halloween holiday.) The note read, in part, “We 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

    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

    The Impact of Leadership

    We are seeing leadership demonstrated on a daily basis and we want to share some of our Coaches’ experiences with our online Community. The Leader in Me process is literally changing students’ and staff’s lives, and we know many of you are seeing similar results in your school. “A female student at one of my read more

    Four Empowering Questions for Student Goal Setting
    Involve Students in Goal Setting With These Four Empowering Questions

    Since student achievement is essential for success, why is the student often left out of the goal-setting process? If we expect children to hit a learning target, we must involve them in the process of creating a plan to achieve the goal and provide clear expectations. Richard DuFour, an educator for 34 years, author, and read more