Fulton County Schools
You are leaving the Fulton County Schools website. Please select continue to proceed to the requested page or you may close this window to stay on the current page.

Sign In

 

 

What is Leader in Me?  

We at Shakerag Elementary School are proud to be in our 7th year as a Leader in Me School.  Leader in Me is a whole-school improvement process based on the idea that everyone can be a leader.  This evidence-based approach empowers students with the leadership and life-skills they need to thrive in the 21st century.  Visit the Leader in Me Blog for inspiration and resources.

 

Learn more at leaderinme.org

 

7 Habits for Students:

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is one of the key frameworks of the Leader in Me process.  The 7 Habits help students learn and apply social-emotional skills.  Additionally, the 7 Habits give students and staff members a common language and are essential in building a strong leadership culture.  Learn about the 7 Habits in schools, or watch a free 7 Habits Webinar.  

 7HHK_Poster_h1.png

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.


 

7HHK_Poster_h2.pngHabit 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.
 
      

 

7HHK_Poster_h3.pngHabit 3 — Put First Things First
Work First, Then Play

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.

 

 


7HHK_Poster_h4.pngHabit 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.
      

 

 

 

7HHK_Poster_h5.png  

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.
 

7HHK_Poster_h6.png

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.

 

 

7HHK_Poster_h7.png

 

 


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.

 

 

Parent Resources

Parents play an important role in helping their children develop a deeper understanding and application of the leadership principles taught in the Leader in Me process.  Visit the Leader in Me blog for great Leadership at Home examples or theleaderinme.org/parents for other resources.

© 2018 Fulton County Schools