Birthday Buddy: A Great Leadership Role for Students!

July 19, 2017 |

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 building? These were the questions we were pondering in a Lighthouse meeting read more

Birthday Buddy: A Great Leadership Role for Students!

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 building? These were the questions we were pondering in a Lighthouse meeting read more

Leader in Me at Home: Be Proactive®

  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 knows the right, goes the right way, and shows the read more

What is one of the greatest school traditions you’ve seen?

Leader in Me Coaching Panel Q: What is one of the greatest school traditions you’ve seen? Describe briefly!   A: Renee Slack (Leader in Me Coach) Osage Beach Elementary in Osage Beach, MO: PreK-4. This school has its 3rd graders do a think tank and devise its theme and “slogan” for the upcoming year. Then read more

Leading Out Loud: Sharing Our Leadership Journey

There are many exciting things happening in schools everywhere on a day-to-day basis. I am constantly snapping pictures and videos of students in action, learning in authentic ways, and engaging in opportunities to deepen their understanding of the 7 Habits. Many of the pictures and videos get uploaded to my computer, and some of them read more

Empowering Paradigm Changes in the Family

We are all living our lives according to the way we see things—according to our own paradigms. Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, writes, “If you want to make minor, incremental changes and improvements, work on practices, behavior, or attitude. But if you want to make significant, quantum improvement, read more

    Birthday Buddy: A Great Leadership Role for Students!

    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 building? These were the questions we were pondering in a Lighthouse meeting read more

    Make the Most of Student Leadership Guides’ Video Tutorial

    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 guides that offer a fantastic opportunity to join students in learning, teaching, and applying the leadership principles found in 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

    “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

    Inspiring Great Cultures at School and at Home

    I am a parent of students who attend a Leader in Me School and I am sharing my personal experience of how the Leader in Me has impacted my life. The principal at my children’s elementary school, Riverside Elementary, invited me into his office just over three years ago. He handed me a book and said, read more