Why teach emotional intelligence
because I believe students need to developed high emotional intelligence to fully develop their identities.
because I believe students need to learn how to regulate their emotions in order to be mentally healthy.
because I believe students need to learn how to use their emotions in a positive way to change in their society and the environment.
How to teach emotional intelligence
is to acknowledge students’ emotions.
is to validate their emotions.
is to help them recognize their emotions.
is to help them deal with their emotions.
is to help them acknowledge, validate, recognize, and deal with other peoples’ emotions.
What to teach students about emotional intelligence and How to teach emotional intelligence by using cross-curriculum is to teach
ways to express
ways to communicate
through art, through writing, through music, through movement