a place of learning, learning is not just about acquisition and retrieval of information. Children construct knowledge actively, incorporating new ideas and concepts into their existing understandings.

THE LEADER IN ME / THE 7 HABITS

The Leader in Me is a school operating system that was developed by Franklin Covey based on a worldwide best practice to help teachers/schools develop leadership skills in their students. The Leader in Me serve as an introduction to personal leadership. We believe all students is unique and talented, we also believe all students have the capacity to lead in their own lives and affect those around them by making positive choices. 

Content from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is a key component of the overall The Leader in Me Process. The 7 Habits is a synthesis of universal, timeless principles of personal and interpersonal effectiveness, such as responsibility, vision, integrity, teamwork, collaboration and renewal.


HABIT 1 - BE PROACTIVE

You're In Charge
I am a responsible person. I take initiative. I choose my actions, attitudes, and moods. I do not blame others for my wrong actions. I do the right thing without being asked, even when no one is looking.



 


HABIT 2 - BEGIN WITH THE END IN MIND

Have a Plan
I plan ahead and set goals. I do things that have meaning and make a difference. I am an important part of my classroom and contribute to my school's mission and vision. I look for ways to be a good citizen.

 



HABIT 3 - PUT FIRST THINGS FIRST

Work First, Then Play
I spend my time on things that are important. This means I say no to things i know i should not do. I set priorities, make a schedule, and follow my plan. I am disciplined and organized.

 


HABIT 4 - THINK WIN-WIN

Everyone Can 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

Listen Before You Talk
I listen to other people's ideas and feelings. I try to see things from their viewpoints. I listen to others without interrupting. I am confident in voicing my ideas. I look people in the eyes when talking.




HABIT 6 - SYNERGIZE

Together Is Better
I value other people's strengths and learn from them. I get along well with others, even people who are different than me. I work well in groups. I seek out other people's ideas to solve problems because I know that by teaming with others we can create better solutions than anyone of us can alone. I am humble.




HABIT 7 - SHARPEN THE SAW

Balance Feels Best
I take care of my body by eating right, exercising and getting sleep. I spend time with family and friends. I learn in lots of ways and lots of places, not just at school. I find meaningful ways to help others.