Critical Teaching Manifesto

 

Emotional Regulation

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 that students must develop emotional maturity to deal with highly contending issues. Issues such as LGBTQ+ inclusivity, white privilege, decolonizing and indigenizing education.

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

coping mechanisms

ways to express

ways to communicate

         through art, through writing, through music, through movement