“the ability to perceive accurately, appraise, and express emotion; the ability to access and/or generate feeling when they facilitate thought; the ability to understand emotion and emotional knowledge; and the ability to regulate emotions to promote emotional and intellectual growth”.
Marc Brackett and his team of research scientists at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence amalgamated over twenty years of research in psychology, education, and neuroscience to create a framework for teaching emotional intelligence skills to children, parents, teachers, and business leaders alike.
This framework identifies five of the most important emotional intelligence skills and is summarized by the acronym RULER.
By the end of this lesson, students will be able to…
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