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K-12 Professionals

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens

EDUC 600




Instructor: Joseph C'de Baca

Grading: Letter

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Correspondence

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $365

Class Offered Through Teachers Learning Center

Course Description:

This course will present the concepts of the best selling book: The 7 habits of effective people for teenage applications. Educators will learn to present the habits to students so they can understand and apply them in their school and personal lives.  The concepts of synergizing and negotiating win-win outcomes are presented. Teachers can use the visuals and cartoons in the book so students can relate to various behavior and interpersonal concepts. Educators will develop writings, lessons and/or activates for classroom application that utilize the 7 habits of effective teenagers in schools.


1.  Educators will learn how the seven habits of effective people apply to schools and how to use them when working with teenagers to utilize constructive habits for living.

2. Teachers will examine how to use positive and proactive habits to build personal bank accounts as well as the needed skills and social Rewards on Investment (ROI).

3. Educators will be presented with the skill (habit) of visioning with the "End in Mind" as well as prioritizing tasks and behaviors for maximum benefit. 

4. Students will be able to synergize knowledge, information and resources to seek understanding and negotiate win-win strategies for social success.
5.  Teachers will develop writings and activities that apply the 7 habits into their instructional program so students can apply them in schools and their personal lives.


The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey, 2010 New York, NY: Simon Schuster.  241 pages.

About The Instructor

Joseph C'de Baca
Joseph C'de Baca

Joseph C'de Baca earned his M.Ed. from the University of Phoenix, Denver, CO in Educational Administration. He earned his BA in Industrial Technology from the Metropolitan State College of Denver. Joseph is a former Social Studies and Industrial Technology teacher for 15 years.



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