This article talks about the importance of teacher training in sustaining work in social-emotional intelligence and also introduces a program from the Yale Center for Emotional Development called RULER which breaks social-emotional intelligence down into five skills. “RULER tools and strategies provide schools with the opportunity to shift school climate, create a common language, and develop the emotional intelligence skills of all stakeholders — school administrators, teachers, support staff, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, parents and students.”Source:
Marc A. Brackett and Janet A. Patti, School Administrator Magazine, April 2016Description:
At the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence (www.ei.yale.edu
), we recognized early on that developing leaders is critical before SEL could be implemented effectively in the classroom. RULER (an acronym for the emotional intelligence skills of recognizing, understanding, labeling, expressing and regulating emotion) is the center’s evidence-based approach to SEL that is grounded in emotional intelligence theory and systems theories. RULER (www.ruler.yale.edu
) is built upon decades of research showing that emotional intelligence is essential to effective teaching, learning, parenting and leading.Read the full article here!