Leadership 6/7 D

Why This Class

Small choices, made consistently, impact everything. Your student’s health, prosperity, meaningful relationships will be significantly influenced by their self-discipline to take important, daily steps moving them towards their goals

In this course, students will learn the value of self-discipline and courage in order to reach breathtaking goals. Students will learn how being flexible, persistent, and optimistic can help them develop these characteristics. They will become more aware of their thoughts, words, and actions. They will also come to understand how self-discipline and courage can help them improve their happiness and productivity by impacting their rest, nutrition and exercise.

By the end of this course, students will gain confidence they can turn weaknesses into strengths through the proper application of self-discipline. Students will come to face challenges with more optimism. In addition, they will increase loyalty to their core values through being reliable and faithful in small things.

Overarching Questions

How can I develop the self-discipline to accomplish what’s most important?

How can I learn to smile, persist, and be flexible even when facing challenges?

How can I increase my loyalty by being reliable and faithful in small things?

How can I be gently bold—never giving up, even when overcoming roadblocks?

How can rest, nutrition and exercise help me be happier and more productive?

How can I turn weaknesses into strengths?

Reading List

A Little Princess by Francis Hodgson Burnett

The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene du Bois

Course Details

Recommended Grade: 6th, 7th

Prerequisites: None

Estimated Weekly Hours: 6*

Format: Live

Credits: 0.5

*Help from parents will be necessary to complete some of these projects. All classes include supplemental projects and optional readings.