can help you to improve your
students’ Emotional Intelligence.
EQ can matter more to students than IQ.
Students with high EQ know how to manage their feelings and emotions and
deal well with the feelings of others.
Research shows that Emotional Intelligence is more important in creating
academic achievement and in preventing educational failure than is traditional IQ.
Students who are under performing with traditional instructional strategies “ switch
on” to academic content when it is presented with alternative strategies based on
Emotional Intelligence theory.
T2TUK/Kagan-UK believe character is not something
for students to learn about. It’s something for students to practice daily. That’s
why we teach an integrated approach to character development. Instead of focusing
on character to the detriment of academic learning, students develop core virtues
in the process of learning content. Your students will become more compassionate,
more cooperative, and more responsible.
- Help students control their emotions and act rationally rather than impulsively.
- Have students “acquire” rather than “learn” relationship skills.
- Make practicing relationship skills part of every lesson.
- Create a Caring Environment.
- Make working together fun and successful.
- Build mutual support and respect.
- Establish a learning environment where everyone wants to be, including you!
Schools who focus on students’ EQ development report an increase in: self-awareness,
self-control, self-motivation, empathy, relationship skills, self-esteem, caring,
cooperation, perseverance and communication skills.
“People with a greater certainty about their feelings are better pilots of their