This article stresses the importance of the development of emotional intelligence (EQ) skills to help students succeed in a "complex, information-rich world filled with many stressors." Dr. Elias makes the case for high EQ as a foundation for student achievement in school and in life.Source:
Maurice Elias, Free Spirit Publishing, February 12, 2018Description:
"We all know smart kids who make poor choices, kids with generous hearts who have trouble making friends, sensitive kids who can be hurtful to others, and kids with great potential who struggle to harness their abilities and direct them positively. These kids, and all our students, can benefit from further development of their EQ skills, which they will need when negotiating everyday challenges large and small."Read the full article here!