At Woodland, we teach students to use the 7 habits of happy kids, lifelong guidelines, and lifeskills in their everyday lives.
The 7 Habits of Happy Kids
1. Be Proactive 2. Begin with the End in Mind 3. Put First Things First 4. Think Win Win 5. Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood 6. Synergyze 7. Sharpen the Saw
Trustworthiness Truthfulness Active Listening No Put Downs Personal Best
Caring: To feel and show concern for others Common Sense: To use good judgment Cooperation: To work together Courage: To act according to one’s beliefs despite fear of adverse consequences Curiosity: A desire to investigate and seek understanding of one’s world Effort: To do your best Flexibility: To be willing to alter plans when necessary Friendship: To make and keep a friend through mutual trust and caring Initiative: To do something, of one’s own free will, because it needs to be done Integrity: To act according to a sense of what’s right and wrong Organization: To plan, arrange, and implement in an orderly way; to keep things orderly and ready to use Patience: To wait calmly for someone or something Perseverance: To keep at it Pride: Satisfaction from doing one’s personal best Problem Solving: To create solutions to difficult situations and everyday problems Resourcefulness: To respond to challenges and opportunities to innovative and creative ways Responsibility: To respond when appropriate; to be accountable for one’s actions Sense of Humor: To laugh and be playful without harming others