Course Description

7 Habits is a character education course based upon the best-selling book by Sean Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. In a conversational tone, it presents the habits that will bring control and calm into the lives of teenagers. This course deals mostly with so-called performance ethics-the habits that will give teens success. It does not emphasize so-called morality issues, though some discussion is given to high-risk behavior.Students will have a rich audio and visual experience as they progress through this course. It expands on each of the seven habits and teaches students how to implement them. Emphasis is placed on making little changes that lead eventually to a big change in one’s thinking and attitudes. The habits are intended to win two victories: private and public. The private victory is realized when one gains control over one’s time and energy. The public victory is won when one’s relationships become rich and rewarding. The private victory always precedes the public victory. The student should realize that small improvements in planning and priorities will yield large benefits for a lifetime.

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1 Semester


Technology Skills