The Choice is Yours

Credit Hours: 0.5

Course Length:  1 Semester

Course Description

As students approach the teen years, they encounter many opportunities. Generally, junior high school students are faced with some difficult decisions that may have lifelong effects. Students are forced to make choices concerning their current and future education. The Choice is Yours is based on the popular book written by Sean Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. The Choice is Yours will help guide the young teenager toward a path of success by going into such topics as how to be a proactive person. Moral values, and ethical behavior are discussed and instruction is given on how to improve them. Students will uncover ways to find their courage zone. They will learn the art of listening and how to say ‘I’m sorry’ when they are at fault. The Choice is Yours will help the student learn how to be a strong individual without being a bully, or a doormat. Finally, it will uncover the mystery of their purpose; to be the best person they can be.

Course Prerequisites

None

Required Textbook(s) and/or Materials

None

Major Concepts

  • Get in the Habit
  • Be Proactive
  • Put First Things First
  • Think Win-Win
  • Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
  • Keep Hope Alive