This year our school will be continuing to teach character education through The Leader in Me program. We will teach the 7 habits listed above, as well as, the 8th habit: Find Your Voice.
For more information visit their website: http://www.theleaderinme.org/
Habit 1: Be Proactive
I take the initiative
I take responsibility for me!
I carry my own "weather."
I choose to have a positive attitude.
Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind
I have a plan for my life, and I set a goal to reach it.
Habit 3: Put First Things First
I can prioritize and put the important things first.
I have many "rocks," but put the big rocks first.
I have purpose and try my best each day to complete what is expected of me.
I have balance in my life.
Habit 4: Think Win-Win
I balance courage for getting what I want with consideration for what others want.
I make deposits in others’ emotional bank accounts.
When conflicts arise, I look for third alternatives.
Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
I listen when others are talking and do not interrupt.
I try to see the other person's point of view.
Habit 6: Synergize
I can work in a team to help me learn and to help others learn.
Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw
I take care of myself by getting enough sleep, exercise, and eating healthy.
Habit 8: Find Your Voice
I know how and when to exercise my voice.
I stand up for what is right and stand up for others that may not be able to.