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4 Tips on How to Be The Best Role Model in Your Students’ Lives

  The Best Role Model in Your Students’ Lives To be the best role model in your students’ lives is no easy feat. As educators, we lead by example every day—for our students, our colleagues, and our communities. We carry the significant responsibility of shaping the opinions and actions of others, particularly our students. We read more

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3 Tips for Creating a Peaceful School Learning Environment (CAPSLE)

Creating a Peaceful School Learning Environment In order to have any kind of school success, students and teachers must first have a peaceful school learning environment. But creating a peaceful school learning environment comes with many questions from educators: ‘How can we make this school more peaceful? Where do we start?’ This seems like a daunting and read more

5 Tips for Better Student Engagement

Student engagement can feel like it’s the tallest peak. The most basic function of a teacher is to teach and their most basic goal is for their students to learn.  We fantasize that our students would be at the edge of their seats just thirsting for our knowledge, but this picture is far from reality. 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

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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

Why Rethink Leadership?

  Muriel Summers, the principal of A.B. Combs Elementary, said, “We only get one chance to prepare children for a world none of us can possibly predict. What are we going to do with that one chance?” Educators must help students develop 21st-century skills that will enhance learning today and impact their future tomorrow—but how?   read more