Stephen Covey’s perennial classic, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is back in the forefront of communication conversations. Though the entire book is worth studying, this course for K-12 educators focuses on practicing just one essential foundational skill: Seek First to Understand, Then To Be Understood : Habit #5. Learn how to be a better listener when others are responding emotionally. Empathic listening is a real key to our influence as teachers. This course is a companion course to 8 Familiar Forces For Improving Classroom Culture.
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Texts: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, and, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People- Personal Workbook are available for approximately $6 used from Amazon.com
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