Stephen Covey’s perennial classic, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People continues to be 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 listen better by being a deeper listener.  Empathic listening is a real key to our influence as teachers and as an individual. .


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Quarter Credits 5

Every principal needs to examine the issues that are central to his/her success. The course text present hands-on insights to help you become an inspirational leader in your school. You will find practical information from the authors own experiences including research-based techniques covering topics from informal school communication networks, building lasting relationships, improving faculty meetings, keeping up with state mandates, dealing with surprises, and more.

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