Course Syllabus

This class will cover the curriculum developed by the J.W. Fanning's Institute for Leadership Development and introduce the new Youth Leadership in Action Curriculum.

The youth leadership development program is designed to prepare young people to contribute to the current and future prosperity of our state. The goal in this curriculum is to educate, encourage, and engage youth through skill development and experiential learning to help them develop into leaders that can meet the challenges facing Georgia. 

The 8 Modules provided in the curriculum are:

  1. Understanding Leadership
  2. Communicating Effectively
  3. Appreciating Differences
  4. Building Teams
  5. Managing Conflict
  6. Setting Goals and Making Decisions
  7. Mapping Your Community
  8. Exercising Community Leadership
Monday

Please watch the following video

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Week 8 of Digital Learning: The No Complaining Rule

Monday

Please watch the following video and then participate in the discussion.

The No Complaining Rule Book Study #1

Tuesday
Please watch the following video
Wednesday

Please watch the following video

Thursday
Please watch the following video
Friday

Week 7 of Digital Learning: Finishing our Book Study

Monday

Please watch the following videos and then participate in the discussion.

Book Study #10

Tuesday

Please watch the following videos. There is NO Discussion today.

Please watch this video on your Teacher's Appreciation Week Assignments. You may start them today.

Wednesday

Teacher Appreciation Day of Service

Please watch the video above for directions. You can do one or both of these assignments.

1. Canva Thank You Cards.

2. Flipgrid Thank You Video

Thursday

Please watch the following videos and then email a teacher a letter of gratitude.

Friday

Please watch the following videos and then make your 11 Day Action Plan.

Positive Action Plan.xlsx

As per a request from a student, I will host a Zoom meeting today at 11:15AM. The details are below:

Topic: Servant Leadership Zoom Meeting
Time: May 8, 2020 11:15 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 917 1123 1076
Password: 8YAmDK

Week 6 of Digital Learning: Continuing our Book Study

Monday

Please watch the following videos and then participate in the discussion.

Book Study #7

Tuesday

Please watch the following videos.

Wednesday Do a household chore or random act of kindness.
Thursday

Please watch the following videos and then participate in the discussion.

Book Study #8

Friday

Please watch the following videos and then participate in the discussion.

Book Study #9

Week 5 of Digital Learning: Continuing our Book Study

Monday

Please watch the following videos and then participate in the discussion.

Book Study #5

Tuesday

Here are the directions for the day:

1. Read and sign The Positive Pledge

2. Watch this video that relates to Chapter 8

3. Please watch this video for 18 straight minutes of positive news

4. Now, it's your turn to tell me Some Good News (<-- click here) so we can generate some positive vibes and feelings for today.

Wednesday Do a household chore or random act of kindness.
Thursday

Please watch the following videos and then participate in the discussion.

Book Study #6

Friday

Due to the issues with Clever, please use today to catch up on yesterday's work. If you were able to do the Book Study #6 discussion yesterday then take about 20 mins today to think about what you are grateful for.  You may do a Thankful Walk so long as you remember the guidelines from last week. 

Also, PLEASE consider applying for the Aaron Cohn Citizenship Award. I would love for one of my Servant Leaders to win this amazing award. Please click here for the details.

Week 4 of Digital Learning: Continuing our Book Study

Day 1

Please watch the following videos and then participate in the discussion.

Book Study Discussion #3

Day 2

Please watch the videos and answer the discussion questions.

Positive Dog Video Discussion Questions

Day 3 Do a household chore or random act of kindness.
Day 4

Please watch the following videos and then participate in the discussion.

Book Study Discussion #4

Day 5 Take a Thankful Walk. You are NOT allowed to do this with ANY friends or classmates in person. You can do this with a family member that lives in your house. If you cannot get outside, you can do this around your house or in your backyard. If you go outside, you MUST abide by the CDC Guidelines and recommendations of social distancing (ex: Stay 6 feet apart from people. DO NOT INTERACT WITH ANYONE OUTSIDE OF YOUR HOUSEHOLD. Wear a mask if possible.)

Week 3 of Digital Learning: Starting our Book Study

Day 1

Please watch the following videos and then participate in the discussion.

Book Study Discussion 1

Day 2

Please watch this video about leadership.

Finding your Positive Idiom

Day 3 Day of Service: Do a household chore or a random act of kindness
Day 4

Please watch the following videos and then participate in the discussion.

Book Study Discussion #2

Day 5 Read a book for 30 mins

Week 2 of Digital Learning: Studying Other Servant Leaders

March 23: Day 1

Case Study: Peyton Manning

Please Read the Article about Peyton Manning: Peyton Manning: The Ultimate Leader for Denver Broncos

Watch the following video on the Peyton Manning Letters:

Now that you've seen his letters. I would like you to write a thank you letter to a teacher or former teacher that you really appreciated. Once you are done, let me know who you emailed. On this discussion board: Thank You Email

March 24: Day 2

Case Study: Dabo Swinney 

Please read this article on Dabo Swinney (It's very long I'm so sorry but it's a great story): Dabo Swinney overcame pain and poverty to be on the cusp of history

Once you read that, you can watch this video for a quick summary of his life:

Watch the next videosto see the impact of Dabo's Alabama football coach (Coach Stallings) on Dabo's Life and how Dabo now impacts others.

Please answer these discussion questions: Being Positive, Finding a Good Mentor, and the Ripple Effect

March 25: Day 3 Serve in your house and tell me what you did here ---> 3/24 Volunteering
March 26: Day 4 Take time today to get lost in a book. Even if it means you're rereading a book you've already read (I can't tell you how many times I have reread the Harry Potter series or some of my other favorite books at home). Read a book for 30 minutes today. There are tons of great stories that are built on strong leader. This reading activity will come into play for tomorrow's activity.
March 27: Day 5 In the book that you read yesterday, please tell me an example of servant leadership or find a quote that relates to servant leadership. Please put that information here ---> Reading #1

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Assignments for March 16th through March 20th

Each day you must either help out around the house OR do an act of kindness. Make sure your tell me what you did EACH day.Please document this on a Google Document and turn it into this assignment: Weekly Assignment March 16th through 20th

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