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Idea from Sylvia LeRahl


The Missing Link: Emotional Literacy


When students of any age recognize what engages them, they connect with the intrinsic motivation that fosters real learning. Whether you're a teacher of pre-K children or of adult learners, it's important to help students develop emotional literacy -- namely, the ability to find and nourish what brings them joy. This article will explore how to do just that -- and can be tailored to your specific audience. Research links will be included.


Sylvia LeRahl

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  • education
  • emotional literacy
  • student engagement
  • motivation
  • emotional intelligence
  • mental health
  • Links

  • https://www.mindful.org/daniel-goleman-we-should-be-teaching-emotional-literacy-in-schools/
  • https://www.edutopia.org/blog/teaching-emotional-literacy-maurice-elias
  • http://www.innovatemyschool.com/ideas/why-the-teaching-of-emotional-literacy-is-so-important
  • http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2014/12/31/356187871/why-emotional-literacy-may-be-as-important-as-learning-the-a-b-c-s