Women in STEM. “One of the things that I really strongly believe in is that we need to have more girls interested in math, science, and engineering. We’ve got half the population that is way underrepresented in those fields and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of talent…not being encouraged the way they need to.” -- President Barack Obama, February 2013 The development of world-class talent in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is critical to America’s global leadership. The Obama administration understands that fostering an open and diverse scientific community that draws from an array of unique experiences and viewpoints is a necessary step to realizing this goal.
Supporting women STEM students and researchers is not only an essential part of America’s strategy to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world; it is also important to women themselves. Fact Sheets Reports News Video Speeches and Events Resources College and Career Readiness Engagement Mentoring. Principalstory_lp_lesson_plan_0.pdf. Teaching Leadership, leadership class, lesson plans, leadership. Teaching Leadership Teaching leadership is usually a very rewarding experience, but it also can be frustrating. Materials that are appropriate for the high school or middle level haven't always been easy to find. Most leadership teachers have gotten good at adapting other materials to use with students—things originally intended for business leaders, college students, or trainers.
As a former leadership teacher, I know the thrill of finding some good lesson plans or activities that others have successfully used that I didn't have to adapt or create. Some of the best leadership teaching materials I have found have come from the sharing that goes on at student activity conferences. Student Activity Guides for Leadership - The Leader In Me. With over 40 age-appropriate activities in each activity guide, teachers can use the activity guides to introduce and teach the 7 Habits and other foundational leadership concepts to elementary students.These activities are aligned with Education Standards and with Skills for the 21st Century. The lessons in the guides are flexible and can be assigned daily, semiweekly, or weekly according to the available time in each classroom. The activities use 4Mat® instructional-design methedology, which is best known for acknowledging and honoring that people perceive and process information in different ways.
By offering activities that give all learners a way to connect, a deeper understanding of the content is gained. The Leader in Me — Kindergarten Activity Guide Annotated Teacher's Edition Only The kindergarten guide gives teachers several activities and examples from The 7 Habits of Happy Kids book to introduce the 7 Habits to students. The Leader in Me — Level 1 Activity Guide. Leadership Lesson Plans - Lead2Feed. The Lead2Feed Program is comprised of ten lessons. Students will develop and enhance their leadership skills as they complete the lesson activities and create a student-service project that addresses the issue of hunger in their local or global community. Lessons include a teacher edition, a student edition and a short introductory video.
Be sure to review the “Introduction” materials before you begin! Get ready to make a difference in your world and to make big things happen! Lesson 1 Be Your Best Self View Lesson 1Download Lesson 1: Teacher EditionDownload Lesson 1: Student Edition Lesson 2 Unleash the Power of People View Lesson 2Download Lesson 2: Teacher EditionDownload Lesson 2: Student Edition Lesson 3 Be an Avid Learner View Lesson 3Download Lesson 3: Teacher EditionDownload Lesson 3: Student Edition Lesson 4 An Insight-Driven Approach View Lesson 4Download Lesson 4: Teacher EditionDownload Lesson 4: Student Edition Lesson 5 You Have to Believe It Can Be Done Lesson 6 Lesson 7 Lesson 8 Lesson 9.
Korean War. Even so, the North Korean invasion came as an alarming surprise to American officials. As far as they were concerned, this was not simply a border dispute between two unstable dictatorships on the other side of the globe. Instead, many feared it was the first step in a communist campaign to take over the world. For this reason, nonintervention was not considered an option by many top decision makers. (In fact, in April 1950, a National Security Council report known as NSC-68 had recommended that the United States use military force to “contain” communist expansionism anywhere it seemed to be occurring, “regardless of the intrinsic strategic or economic value of the lands in question.”)
“If we let Korea down,” President Harry Truman (1884-1972) said, “the Soviet[s] will keep right on going and swallow up one [place] after another.” At first, the war was a defensive one–a war to get the communists out of South Korea–and it went badly for the Allies. Lesson 1: What Makes a Leader? Students will identify characteristics of leadership by researching the lives of great American leaders. OBJECTIVE Students will: Identify leadership traits through one leader's life. Research and analyze one American leader's leadership traits using background knowledge as well as Internet sources.
Compile and organize information from a variety of sources.Express their opinions about one leader's leadership traits in discussion. MATERIALSLeadership Qualities graphic organizer Graph paper DIRECTIONSWarm-upToday we will be studying great American leaders. As a class, create a list of American leaders from the last century. Whole GroupAs a class, brainstorm aspects of leadership. Small GroupHave each student choose a leader that he or she wants to learn more about. Instruct students to use Internet resources to learn more about their leader's life. As they research, students should consider: What elements of leadership are inherent to your leader?