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The Student Leadership Challenge: Activities Book

Activities Book
James M. Kouzes||Barry Z. Posner||Beth High||Gary M. Morgan
Paperback
2014-04-07||April 2014||2014-05-09||May 2014||2014-03-31||March 2014||2014-03-28||March 2014 Jossey-Bass
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The Student Leadership Challenge Activities Book includes more than 50 activities that give educators a bridge between teaching The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership model and helping students learn to apply the practices to their lives. The activities map to each of The Five Practices and are designed to be flexible, appropriate for high school and college students, and greatly improve students’ understanding of The Five Practices model through action. The activities include facilitator tips for use in a variety of settings and with various age groups.

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The Student Leadership Challenge Activities Book includes more than 50 activities that give educators a bridge between teaching The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership model and helping students learn to apply the practices to their lives. The activities map to each of The Five Practices and are designed to be flexible, appropriate for high school and college students, and greatly improve students’ understanding of The Five Practices model through action. The activities include facilitator tips for use in a variety of settings and with various age groups.

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The Student Leadership Challenge Activities Book includes more than 50 activities that give educators a bridge between teaching The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership model and helping students learn to apply the practices to their lives. The activities map to each of The Five Practices and are designed to be flexible, appropriate for high school and college students, and greatly improve students’ understanding of The Five Practices model through action. The activities include facilitator tips for use in a variety of settings and with various age groups.

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The Student Leadership Challenge Activities Book includes more than 50 activities that give educators a bridge between teaching The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership model and helping students learn to apply the practices to their lives. The activities map to each of The Five Practices and are designed to be flexible, appropriate for high school and college students, and greatly improve students’ understanding of The Five Practices model through action. The activities include facilitator tips for use in a variety of settings and with various age groups.

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Module 1: Introduction 1

An Overview of The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® 2

What Is in This Book 5

How to Use This Book 6

Guidance on Selecting and Facilitating Activities with Students 7

Module 2: Orienteering 9

A Student’s Personal Journey toward Exemplary Leadership 10

The Importance of Orienteering for Students 10

Activity: Personal-Best Leadership Experience 11

Module 3: Model the Way 19

Practice Overview 20

Why students Should Model the Way 20

Activities

Values on Display 21

Modeling the Way in Current Events 25

The Hefferlump 27

You Want What? 32

You Can Lead Anywhere 34

This We Believe 36

Legacy Day 38

Vault of Values 40

Module 4: Inspire a Shared Vision 47

Practice Overview 48

Why Students Should Inspire a Shared Vision 48

Activities

Going Up 49

Word Pictures—Articulating Your Vision 51

Giving Life to Your Vision by Reframing from What to Why 54

Visualize Yourself 58

Snapshots of Success 60

Vision, Values, and Rock and Roll 63

Sum It All Up 65

Finish the Story 68

Module 5: Challenge the Process 73

Practice Overview 74

Why Students Should Challenge the Process 74

Activities

House of Cards 75

“Orientation: The Time of Your Life”—A Skit 77

Going, Going, Gone 83

This Is How We’ve Always Done It . . . But Let’s Try Something Else 86

Turning Big Challenges into Incremental Action Steps 90

Brick Walls Don’t Have to Stop You 95

Planning with the End in Mind 99

The Six Thinking Hats 103

Module 6: Enable Others to Act 109

Practice Overview 110

Why Students Should Enable Others to Act 110

Activities

The Walk of Peril (or “Indiana Jones’s Walk”) 111

The Captains’ Dilemma 113

Tennis Ball Madness 119

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words 124

Populating a New Planet 127

A Leader’s Walk of Trust 130

Capture the Dragon 132

Help Is on the Way 137

Module 7: Encourage the Heart 143

Practice Overview 144

Why Students Should Encourage the Heart 144

Activities

Compliment Swap 145

Praise 148

Identifying Individual Recognition Tactics 151

Encourage the Heart Party Time with Your Group 155

Recognition Car Wash 158

Recognition Speed Dating 160

Good Vibrations 163

Web of Yarn 167

Module 8: Leadership Lessons from the Movies 171

Activities 172

Lincoln 173

Soul Surfer 177

Moneyball 181

Amazing Grace 184

The Great Debaters 186

Coach Carter 190

the Lion King 193

Gandhi 195

Module 9: Commitment 199

Activities

Values-in-Action Log 200

My Year of Leadership 203

My Next Personal-Best leadership Experience 204

Other Resources 206

The Student Leadership Challenge, Second Edition 206

The Student Leadership Practices Inventory 206

The Student Leadership Challenge: Facilitation and Activity Guide and The Student Leadership Challenge: Student Workbook and Personal Leadership Journal 206

The Leadership Challenge Mobile Tool App 207

LPI Action Cards 207

The Leadership Challenge Values Cards 207

The Student Leadership Challenge Website 207

Appendix: Activities Mapped to the Student Leadership Practices Inventory Behaviors 209

Acknowledgments 217

Authors and Contributors 219

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James Kouzes is the Dean’s Executive Fellow of Leadership at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University.

Barry Posner is Accolti Endowed Professor of Leadership at Santa Clara University where he has also served as dean of the Leavey School of Business.

Beth High is a Leadership Challenge Certified Master, a facilitator and leadership development trainer, and founder and president of High Road Consulting.

Gary M. Morgan has taught student leadership at a variety of universities and is the founder of the Student Leadership Excellence Academy.