Emotional Intelligence (EI) is also known as Emotional Quotient (EQ), which is actually a test score to measure EI (Goleman, 2996). People with a high EQ use emotional information to guide their thinking and behavior. They can easily adjust their emotions to adapt to their environments when acquiring their goals. These individuals have the ability to manage their emotions and to use them to their benefit.
“There is nothing more human than the human brain.” Educators study childhood development and now as the field of neuroscience expands, why wouldn’t educators grasp the opportunity to explore this incredible depth of knowledge to enhance their practice and daily interactions with their students?
Burnout. You can’t have burnout unless there was once a fire. So what happens when a teacher reaches the burnout stage? What has happened when the passion for teaching begins to fade and teachers no longer have the energy and enthusiasm they once had? Their work becomes overwhelming and they feel little or no personal reward for the amount of effort they put forth.
In one of my previous articles, How do we learn? How is Information Stored in Long-term Memory, I mentioned the importance of using elaborative rehearsal strategies to help transfer information into long term memory. Using the following strategies will increase the chances that the data will be stored and retrieved when requested.
In order to build a classroom culture that is caring and where students are supportive of one another, students need to understand what Emotional Intelligence (EI), is and how it can greatly affect the tone in the classroom as well as their personal learning.
Palm Bay Magnet High, McNair Magnet Middle, and Stone Magnet Middle utilized Magnet Schools Assistance Program funds to energize media centers, classrooms, maker spaces and “incubation labs.” The district partnered with MeTEOR Education for instructional and interior design, installation and instructional support.
Until recently, our society was based on the “Gutenberg model.” Our current educational system was designed to support that model. Now, we’re in what can be called the “Google revolution.” Educators now have the job of designing learning environments that can prepare students for a future we can’t even imagine.
How Burnet ISD leveraged MeTEOR Education’s tested model to completely overhaul their classrooms and turn them into 21st Century learning spaces.
Have you ever wondered how much impact actively engaging your community can have on student achievement and well-being? This case study provides in-depth insight into how involving the community can help bring visible results in student motivation, achievement, and sense of belonging in a school.
MeTEOR assisted Discovery Elementary School in bringing its philosophy and vision together to create environments that supported the school’s goals.