ESSENTIAL VALUES AND ATTITUDE STRANDS

Essential Values and Attitudes Strands (EVSs) identify habits of mind and ways of thinking and decision-making that learners should acquire and habituate as a result of participating in a SLAM course of instruction.

Each EVS is aligned with one or more specific SLAM Core Beliefs(CB 1-7)

SLAM curriculum and learning opportunities should aim to instill the following values and attitudes in learners:
 
EVS1: the desire and motivation to value and habitually seek to improve ones self-leadership and self-management competencies (CB1-7).
EVS2: the desire and motivation to value and habitually seek to improve ones character strengths (CB1-7).
EVS3: the desire and motivation to value and habitually seek to improve ones caring disposition, social attractiveness, and pro-social attitude (CB1-7).
EVS4: the desire, willingness, and motivation to use ones service leadership competencies to satisfy the needs of others (CB1-7).
EVS5: the desire, willingness, and motivation to use ones service leadership competencies to understand, improve, and sustain systems that work (CB1-7).
EVS6: the desire, willingness, and motivation to use ones service leadership competencies to sustain and improve the environment and eco-systems everywhere (CB1-7).
EVS7: the desire and motivation to acquire and habitually seek to improve a strong positive repertoire of developmental assets, especially:

  • a sense of control over the “things that happen to me,”
  • a sense of high self esteem and efficacy,
  • a sense of purpose, and
  • a sense of optimism about the future (CB1-7).

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