Educators who work with adolescence at the middle school level will often share the challenge of helping students sort out the difference between peer driven problem solving and Value Driven decision making, A good example is your self -worth is not the same as your net- worth! There is a lot of faulty thinking when you depend exclusively on ones feelings or only on your peers point of view. Teens need to learn the importance of seeing their peers as only one source of information. In addition to their peers they need to seek out the information from former teenagers that are trustworthy and successful. Students who enroll in the Ambassadors of Compassion Middle School Program will discover the value driven principles that will not only guide them but also ignite them in wanting to succeed! Learn more at www.aoclife.org
When you are sure of your values you are sure of your value. Gene Bedley
Value Driven vs Hormone Driven outcomes!
Hormones breaks every code on the road. Values driven is adopting a code for the road.
Hormones accepts peers as the only point of view. Values driven b accepts peer opinions as one point of view.
Hormones relies on personal truth as main source of truth. Values driven seeks to find constant and lasting truths.
Hormones goes wherever your feelings take you. Values driven recognizes that feelings are not always accurate.
Hormones are only interested in convenient relationships regardless of the cost.Values driven invest and commits to healthy relationships at all cost.
Hormones are guided by media values. Value driven are guided by core ethical values.
Hormones have raging and unsatisfied appetites. Values driven is satisfied and appreciative.
Hormones have a take all and get heart. Value driven have a give to others and servant’s heart.
Hormones – me, my and mine! Value driven – thee thy and thine!
Gene Bedley, National Educator of the Year