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"Leader In Me": Coming to Stansberry Elementary Soon!

  • Stansberry Elementary will be introducing the "Leader In Me" framework starting in 2018!

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  • The 7 Habits of
    Highly Effective Happy Kids
    These are the “7 Habits” in kids’ language.

    Habit 1: Be Proactive
    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
    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
    I spend my time on things that are most 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
    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 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 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
    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.

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