Boost Emotional Intelligence in Students: 30 Flexible Research-Based Activities to Build EQ Skills (Grades 5-9)

Boost Emotional Intelligence in Students: 30 Flexible Research-Based Activities to Build EQ Skills (Grades 5-9)

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Overview


Develop and strengthen essential emotional intelligence skills in adolescents with this practical, hands-on resource.

Developing emotional intelligence (EQ) in students is essential to preparing them for success in college, careers, and adult life. This practical resource for educators explains what emotional intelligence is and why it’s important for all students. The book lays out detailed yet flexible guidelines for teaching fundamental EQ in an intentional and focused way. The core of the book is a series of thirty hands-on lessons, each focusing on critical EQ concepts and centered around productive and respectful discussion. These research-based lessons are designed to take approximately thirty-five minutes each, but they can easily be adapted to meet the specific needs of a school or group. Digital content includes reproducible forms.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631981296
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 02/23/2018
Edition description: Book with Digital Content
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 502,777
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author


Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., is a professor and former director of clinical training in the Department of Psychology, Rutgers University. He is also director of the Rutgers Social-Emotional and Character Development Lab (www.secdlab.org), academic director of the Collaborative Center for Community-Based Research and Service (engage.rutgers.edu), and founding member of the Leadership Team for the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). Dr. Elias lectures nationally and internationally and devotes his research and writing to the area of social-emotional and character development in children, schools, and families. He is a licensed psychologist and writes a blog on
social-emotional and character development for the George Lucas Educational Foundation at www.edutopia.org. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Ellen, near their children and grandchildren.

Steven Tobias, Psy.D., is the director of the Center for Child and Family Development in Morristown, New Jersey. He has over thirty years of experience working with children, parents, families, and schools. Dr. Tobias feels a strong commitment to children’s social and emotional development and provides consultation to schools as a way of reaching many children, including those who are underserved in terms of their social and emotional needs. He has coauthored several books with Dr. Maurice Elias, including Emotionally Intelligent Parenting and Raising Emotionally Intelligent Teenagers. He has given lectures throughout the United States on topics related to parenting and children’s emotional development. Dr. Tobias lives in New Jersey.

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