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71 resources with the concept leaders

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Dealing with Dilemmas: Upstanders, Bystanders and Whistle-Blowers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
There are upstanders, bystanders, and whistle-blowers when it comes to dealing with dilemmas. The four lessons in this unit module ask young scholars to think about injustice and how to resolve difficult situations. Learners research...
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Fannie Lou Hamer and Social Activism

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewNot all heroes wear capes. An impactful activity focuses on the life and activism of Fannie Lou Hamer during the civil rights movement. Scholars read her speeches and other material, participate in group discussion, and complete a jigsaw...
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Analyzing Jackie Robinson's White House Letter

For Teachers 7th - 12th
New ReviewJackie Robinson: A hero on and off the field. An eye-opening activity focuses on Jackie Robinson's social activism during and after the civil rights movement. Academics read a letter addressed to President Nixon, answer questions, and...
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George vs. George

For Teachers 4th - 12th
New ReviewIt's George versus George in the battle for the American colonies. An interesting activity compares the leadership of George Washington and King George III during the American Revolution. Scholars read text, compare portraits, and...
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Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia

For Teachers 5th - 8th
New ReviewHamilton may be a hit Broadway show, but there is so much more to learn. An eight-unit resource guides young historians through the life of Alexander Hamilton and the Revolutionary War. The lessons include hands-on-activities, writing,...
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Farmer George: The Seeds of a Presidency

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewThree activities make up a lesson that explores the connection between former president George Washington, the farming industry, and leadership. Scholars listen to two read aloud,  Farmer George Plants a Nation by Peggy Thomas and George...
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10 Minute Leadership Lessons

For Teachers K - 8th
New ReviewForty pages offer 21 lessons to encourage leadership among kindergarten through eighth-grade scholars. Hands-on activities use the experiential learning model while exploring personal traits, getting to know peers, teambuilding,...
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Leaders Are, Can, and Think

For Students 8th - 12th
New ReviewA great way to begin a discussion of leadership is to have learners reflect on their own experiences with leadership. A one-page worksheet asks individuals to list what they believe are the top characteristics, qualities, and beliefs of...
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Leadership and Alexander Hamilton

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewAlexander Hamilton serves as a model in a lesson that asks young political scientists to consider the strengths and weaknesses of six different leadership styles. They read a brief overview of Hamilton's activities before, during, and...
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In Our Own Words: A Story Book with a Purpose

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Academics turn into storytellers in an engaging activity on activism. The activity focuses on promoting social change in local communities with stories. Young historians plan a storybook to target a specific audience and social issue and...
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Change Agents in Our Own Lives

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Everyone has the power to change their own lives. Young historians learn how they can become agents for change in their own lives and the community. The lesson plan focuses on positive role models and what motivates individuals to...
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Modern-Day Heroes: People Who Are Making a Difference

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Not all superheroes wear capes. An engaging activity delves into the world of modern-day heroes and activists for change. Academics learn there are many different ways to be a hero as well as explore what makes a person a hero. The...
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Balance of Power Between Congress and the President

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Three branches of government help create a system of checks and balances. A helpful resource provides a series of articles regarding the balance of power between the legislative and executive branches of government. Historians answer...
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On This Day: Janet Reno Confirmed as First Woman U.S. Attorney General

For Students 7th - 12th
In 1993 Janet Reno became the first female attorney general in the United States. The engaging resource shows footage of Janet Reno's nomination and confirmation in her historic role. Academics also see Reno address the nation after...
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Meet the Candidates

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In any election there are multiple candidates, but how do they compare to each other? Elementary scholars participate in group discussion to understand what political promises are and how they affect voting. The lesson also focuses on a...
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Be a Leader

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
A lesson takes a close look at the skills and characteristics of leaders in the classroom as well as around the world. In groups, scholars brainstorm and list common qualities that make up a strong leader. Using their list, peers design...
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How to Find Your Leadership Style: Crash Course Business - Soft Skills #14

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Leaders run the gamut from Mahatma Gandhi to Adolf Hitler. Using the 14th video from the Crash Course Business - Soft Skills series, viewers discover their personal leadership styles. They also explore how leaders play an important part...
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Learn About Leadership

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
Sir Peter Blake was an award-winning New Zealand yachtsman who was killed by pirates in 2001. Scholars learn about his leadership qualities in a fun lesson that combines games, writing, and discussion. Pupils also reflect on ideas of...
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Leadership Activities

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Implementing culture change within an existing organization begins with effective leadership. Scholars explore organizational leadership by reading and discussing case studies about nursing homes. They also write personal mission...
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Leadership Lesson Plans

For Teachers 1st - 8th Standards
Can you be a leader without learning first? Scholars learn about leadership with a series of six lessons. Using the teen leadership activities, pupils create posters and participate in a fun game to guess the identity of celebrity role...
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Activity: Exploring the Four Leadership Styles

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, and Mother Teresa were some of the greatest leaders of all time; what made them so great? Scholars discover the qualities of effective leaders using teen leadership activities. Learners complete an...
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Episode 2.2: The Problem

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
School's out ... forever? Episode two in a seven-part Global Problem Solvers series follows the team as they touch down in hurricane-ravaged Tampa. After meeting with a local principal and teacher, the group begins to formulate a plan to...
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Helping Students See the "Gift" in Feedback

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How can you help pupils view feedback as a blessing and not a curse? Lesson seven in a series of 12 character and leadership activities focuses on the S.A.R.A mindset and how to support budding leaders in their journeys toward the...
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Two on a Crayon

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Make cooperation an art piece! Scholars work together to create a design using one crayon—both holding onto it—then discuss their process, level of cooperation that emerged, and how it relates to our political leaders today.