As a school, Oakdale STEAM is committed to empowering our staff and students by practicing these 7 Habits:
Habit 1 — Be Proactive
- You're in Charge: I choose my actions, attitudes, and moods.
Habit 2 — Begin with the End in Mind
- Have a Plan: I plan ahead and set goals.
Habit 3 — Put First Things First
- Work First, Then Play: I spend my time on things that are most important.
Habit 4 — Think Win-Win
- Everyone Can Win: I balance courage to get what I want with consideration for what others want.
Habit 5 — Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
- Listen Before You Talk: I listen to other people’s ideas and feelings.
Habit 6 — Synergize
- Together Is Better: I value other people’s strengths and learn from them.
Habit 7 — Sharpen The Saw
- Balance Feels Best: I take care of physical, social/emotional, mental, and essence.