Social Leadership B

Why This Class

You want your student to grow up to be a social leader—someone who can unite people around a shared vision and inspire them to improve the world. This course helps your student navigate the challenges, and start reaping the rewards, of becoming a skilled social leader.

Mentors in this course guide students to embark on the hero’s journey of practicing leadership in their daily lives, and expose them to inspiring books and articles on trust, love, social savvy, and the elements of great stories. To solidify their learning, students apply the principles of social leadership to design and execute a project where they assemble and lead a team to perform community service.

By participating in this course, students grow and gain fulfillment in the process of working with others to serve others. They are more excited than ever about their potential to make the world a better place.

Overarching Questions

How can I inspire others to find their voice?

How does social leadership help me live a meaningful story?

Why is trust important in leadership? How can I cultivate trust with those around me?

How can I use the five love languages to better connect with those around me?

How can I better understand and show appreciation to others?

How can I improve my leadership by studying Great Groups?

Reading List

Becoming a Person of Influence: How to Positively Impact the Lives of Others by John C. Maxwell

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: How I Learned to Live a Better Story by Donald Miller

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin

SELF Journal by BestSelf Co.—Students need one for each semester

Course Details

Recommended Grade: 10th (Sophomore)

Prerequisites: None

Estimated Weekly Hours: 5

Format: Live, self-paced

Credits: 0.5