There’s a democracy theme to this week’s Talk Time as we think about electing our new Junior Leadership Team (JLT). It’s important for everyone to feel their opinions are important and their thoughts and feelings are listened to and valued. Democracy is about knowing that sometimes we are given the power to choose and make decisions as individuals and as a group. This leads us to this week’s Talk Time:
I can talk about what characteristics a good leader should have.
Thinking about the term democracy, take some time to think about what characteristics make a good leader and the reasons why.
Also, think about situations at home when voting can help solve problems.
Additionally, if you would like to become a member of the JLT…
Use this time to think about your own characteristics and why you feel you would be a good representative for your peers. Use these ideas to prepare a speech to share in school for the upcoming elections.