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Leader in Me’s 7 Habits Are Aligned With Social-Emotional Learning

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® has been one of the most renowned paths to lasting self-development for nearly thirty years. The key to the 7 Habits’ longevity and success is how the new ways of thinking and acting give rise to personal and interpersonal effectiveness. Applied in a school setting through the Leader read more

Fall-Hamilton Elementary School Tackles Adverse Childhood Events

Video and Interviews originally appeared in Edutopia, An Inside Look at Trauma-Informed Practices Adverse childhood experiences is a national issue. With gentrification on the rise, students are especially susceptible to this adverse experience– and the students at Fall-Hamilton Elementary are no exception. To combat A.C.E.s, the administration sought to transition the school to a whole-school approach that 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

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

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Leadership in Music

In this guest post, Sheila Baer, Beaufort Music teacher at Union R-XI Schools, shares specific details on how she is implementing leadership in music. Music is one of those subjects that hits many different content areas. When I attended my first Leader in Me Symposium, my wheels were spinning with excitement. With eagerness, I looked read more