Thursday, April 02, 2015

Educating the Whole Child with Emotional Literacy

Marc Brackett is the Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, a Senior Research Scientist in Psychology, and a Faculty Fellow in the Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy at Yale University. Brackett is the co-creator of RULER , an evidence-based, CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning) SELect Program. The acronym RULER refers to the five key emotion skills of Recognizing, Understanding, Labeling, Expressing, and Regulating emotions. RULER intends to increase personal wellbeing, effective teaching and leadership, academic achievement, and classroom emotional climate change.
The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence uses the power of emotions to create a more effective and compassionate society. The Center conducts research and teaches people of all ages how to develop their emotional intelligence.
-- Read about Emotional Literacy on Edutopia
-- Visit the RULER website
-- Watch the Mood Meter / Go to the Mood Meter App

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