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The Leader in Me – Book Study – Chapter 4 – Part 2

The Leader in Me – Book Study – Chapter 4 – Part 2

Hello amazing teachers,   Here is the last summary for chapter 4:   In this last summary for chapter 4, the key focus is providing those leadership opportunities for students.   “The most fundamental assumption of The Leaders in Me is that every child is important, every child has gifts.”   One school actually had […]

The Leader in Me – CFIS Book Study – Chapter 4 – Part 1

The Leader in Me – CFIS Book Study – Chapter 4 – Part 1

Hello amazing teachers,   Here is a quick summary of the first part of Chapter 4 of The Leader in Me. This chapter revolves around the idea of creating a leadership culture at school.   It begins by talking about the little-known 8th Habit – Find Your Voice, and Inspire Others to Find Theirs.   […]

The Leader in Me – CFIS Book Study – Chapter 3 – Part 3

The Leader in Me – CFIS Book Study – Chapter 3 – Part 3

Hello Amazing Teachers, Here is the third and final summary for Chapter 3 of The Leader In Me. The main point of this section was the importance of having non-teachers included in teaching the 7 Habits. Some examples given were having the front office staff reinforce the lessons with how they greet students and guests […]

The Leader in Me – CFIS Book Study – Chapter 3 – Part 2

The Leader in Me – CFIS Book Study – Chapter 3 – Part 2

The first way to teach the 7 Habits is through Integrated Instruction. Again, the Leader in Me is not another program that teachers have to add to their already-full plate. Through Integrated Instruction, teachers teach the 7 Habits by integrating them into their daily lessons. Literature lends itself to incorporating the habits very simply. Language […]

The Leader in Me – CFIS Book Study – Chapter 3 – Part 1

The Leader in Me – CFIS Book Study – Chapter 3 – Part 1

This chapter continues to focus on the idea that The Leader in Me is not an extra part of a teacher’s lesson, but rather something that can be incorporated into an existing lesson. We are given a few examples of how teachers have used the 7 Habits as part of a lesson. On a personal […]

Your Work Matters

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Hello amazing teachers, I wanted to share something that I learned recently while reading Adam Grant’s book, Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success.   According to Adam, because teachers are such givers, they’re more susceptible to burn out, and not because they’re just overworked.   People don’t burnout because they’re overworked, in […]

The Leader in Me – CFIS Book Study – Chapter 2 – Part 4

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The Leader In Me – Chapter 2 Summary – Part 4 In this fourth and final summary of Chapter 2, we learn about how A.B. Combs implemented the Leader in Me. The first thing that the school did was to select a theme for the school. The theme they decided on was Leadership. The magnet […]

The Leader in Me – CFIS Book Study – Chapter 2 – Part 3

The Leader in Me – CFIS Book Study – Chapter 2 – Part 3

The Leader In Me – Chapter 2 Summary – Part 3 In this third summary of Chapter 2, we learn about what students want from their school.   Students, besides wanting a good education, to be with friends and have a little fun, from a school, really want above all “peace of mind.”   They […]

The Leader in Me – CFIS Book Study – Chapter 2 – Part 2

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The Leader In Me – Chapter 2 Summary – Part 2 In this part of chapter two, we learn about some of the studies that show what parents really want from their schools.   The University of Michigan revealed some new trends in what parents wanted from schools. Whereas parents in the 1920s wanted their […]

The Leader in Me – CFIS Book Study – Chapter 2 – Part 1

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Hello amazing teachers, I know you’re busy and finding time to read the second chapter of The Leader in Me can be difficult, so I thought I’d send you summaries of the chapter in small doses. I would still hope that you would read the chapter on your own, because I know you’ll find more […]