Unit 5 - Leaders

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Activities

  • After reading the article, Employee Recognition Tips to Boost Morale and Productivityby Robert Half, comment in two paragraphs or more how you boost morale and productivity in your school/district as their leader.  If you are an aspiring leader, reflect on your classroom. 
  •  Using pages 177-178 in Inevitable Too!, list the weight bearing walls that you see in your school/district and reflect on possible ways you can remove each. 

Assignments

  1. After viewing the video, From Good to Great:  What Defines a Level V Leader, by Jim Collins, reflect on a leader that you see as being great in at least two paragraphs or more.  This can be someone from the past or not, someone you know or someone in history.  Email your reflections to your class instructor with the subject Total Leaders Unit 5 Assignment 1.  Be sure to include your name. 
  2. After viewing the video, Leadership Expert, Simon Sinek, on Putting Others First, select one to two statements from Simon during this interview and reflect on them. Email your reflections to your class instructor with the subject Total Leaders Unit 5 Assignment 2.  Be sure to include your name. 
  3. The video, Ken Blanchard on Mastering Self Leadership, discusses how leadership is a transformational journey.  Ken lists the steps along the way - self leadership, one to one leadership, building an effective team leadership and organizational leadership.  Reflect with one paragraph for each level on where you are in each level as well as where you need to go next.  Email your reflections to your class instructor with the subject Total Leaders Unit 5 Assignment 3.  Be sure to include your name. 
  4. Write a one page reflection on your beliefs regarding Mass Customized Learning.  Include how your school/district is making the learner the focus of your organization and where they still need to go to make this a reality. Include ideas to remove weight bearing walls.  If you could make mass customized learning a reality without any worries of money or upper level management blocks, would you begin this process?  Explain why or why not. Email your reflections to your class instructor with the subject Total Leaders Unit 5 Assignment 4.  Be sure to include your name.