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Leader in Me

What is "Leader In Me?"

  • A process that helps develop the essential life skills and characteristics students need in order to thrive in the 21st century.
  • Uses Stephen Covey's, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People model, tailored to children and teachers in an education setting.
  • Currently has been rolled out to more than 3,000 schools worldwide.
  • For more information, please visit the Leader in Me website.

Why "Leader in Me?"

  • Leader in Me encourages personal leadership-being accountable for actions and attitudes
  • Initiative and self-discipline, making healthy choices
  • Ability to work well with others, cross culturally and in teams
  • Effective communication and listening skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems and creative thinking skills
  • Inspires greater self-confidence with a belief that very child can be a "leader of their own life," has unique talents and can make a difference.
  • Teaches skills needed to be successful in the 21st century.

The 7 Habits

Boy does classroom activity
A boy with a sign that says "Brave."

7 Habit Foundations

Throughout the school year students are learning about the 7 Habit Foundations:

  • Building a trustworthy character
  • Focus on self mastery and internal control
  • Language/Phrases
    • "Have you filled a bucket today?"
    • "Choose your own weather?"
  • Keywords
    • Celebration
    • Reflection
    • Self management
    • Confidence
    • Individuality
    • Honesty
    • Respect
    • Accountability
    • Grit
    • Integrity
    • Problem solving
    • Self Care