Tag Archives: student leadership

Peer Mentoring Basics

By Mariam G. MacGregor, M.S., author of the Everyday Leadership series Many schools and youth organizations use peer mentoring. It is an amazing way to empower students on both sides—the person getting help and the person helping. No matter one’s … Continue reading

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Let’s Go to the Movies! Using Film to Teach Leadership

By Mariam G. MacGregor, author of Building Everyday Leadership in All Teens. This post was originally published August 3, 2015. Movies are engaging tools for introducing and discussing leadership concepts. Dozens of movies—both classic and contemporary—portray strong leadership themes. Classic … Continue reading

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Peer-to-Peer Leadership: Tutors, Mentors, Coaches, Presenters

By Mariam G. MacGregor, author of Building Everyday Leadership in All Teens It has long been my position that students are the most underutilized resource in schools today. As policies replace authentic learning with high-stakes testing, students are increasingly treated … Continue reading

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Teaching Leadership Skills Using Digital Platforms

By Mariam G. MacGregor, author of Building Everyday Leadership in All Teens Like most things, the best way to learn a skill is to apply it immediately. Truth is, we all feel more comfortable having opportunities to learn a bit … Continue reading

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Let’s Go to the Movies! Using Film to Teach Leadership

By Mariam G. MacGregor, author of  Building Everyday Leadership in All Teens Movies are engaging tools for introducing and discussing leadership concepts. Dozens of movies—both classic and contemporary—portray strong leadership themes. Classic movies with older release dates may require a … Continue reading

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