At Hoover School, the 7 Habits of Happy Kids are condensed into three over-arching mind-sets.
- Personal Responsibility encompasses habit 1, 2 and 3: Be Proactive, Begin with the end in mind and Put first things first.
- Work Well with Others encompasses habit 4, 5 & 6: Think Win-Win, Seek First to Understand; then be understood, and Synergize.
- Make Healthy Choices is habit 7: Sharpen the Saw.
Within this framework, we developed with our students, behavior expectation posters for use throughout our school day. We believe that we can’t hold kids accountable for behavior without defining the expected behavior in advance.
The posters that we use in school are attached below.