ERIC Number: ED368457
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
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Lessons To Enhance Achievement and Develop Student Leadership.
Meares, Mary; Saunders, Tom
This report describes the Lessons to Enhance Achievement and Develop Student Leaders (LEADS) program, designed to facilitate the leadership training of middle school students through the creation of a leadership program by teachers and administrators. Section I contains a brief introduction for teachers, and Section II outlines team building activities that teachers can use to enhance group formation, growth, and teamwork. It includes classroom activities and games that help students get to know each other and make them feel comfortable working together. Section III which deals with personal and group goals, includes worksheets that explore personal goals, individual strengths and weaknesses, and the group mission. Section IV includes activities to enhance group success, including time management and telephone skills. Section V provides ideas for group and individual self-evaluation, including reviews of the group mission statement and goals. (MDM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Class Activities, Elementary School Students, Group Activities, Group Unity, Intermediate Grades, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Training, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Peer Relationship, Program Descriptions, Student Leadership
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Conference and Exhibit: New Horizons, New Perspectives (20th, Portland, OR, November 4-7, 1993).