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.
Teen Leadership Activities
Lesson 1: What Makes a Leader? | elo-forum.info
Students will identify characteristics of leadership by researching the lives of great American leaders. 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. As a class, create a list of American leaders from the last century. Encourage students to consider leaders from a wide range of fields, including government, business, entertainment, philanthropy, and sports.
Lesson 1: What Makes a Leader?
What's more, you can do it in a way that is both easy for you and fun for the students. Most teachers choose teaching as a career because they "want to make a difference" in the lives of their students. However, it is better to teach a group of than not teach it all.
The 4-H junior and teen leadership experience is designed to provide members with the opportunity to learn about the qualities and competencies needed to be a leader. Junior leaders provide assistance, while teen leaders assume more challenging leadership roles. Junior and teen leaders may assist with specific projects or with more general 4-H activities and events. A 4-H member may be a junior or teen leader for one or more projects during the year. The primary duties of a junior or teen leader are varies by age, experience, and other factors :.