Support your students in naming and reflecting on their emotions with this Self-Awareness and Self-Management General Capabilities Tool.
Use this as an emotional intelligence tool to assist students to name and recognise their emotions. It can assist by expanding student’s emotional vocabulary and the awareness and management of their own feelings and behaviours.
It can assist by expanding student’s emotional vocabulary and the awareness and management of their own feelings and behaviours. Students will then have an opportunity to fill in a worksheet reflecting on how they can shift to a preferred emotion. The two A3 posters can be placed around the classroom so that students can identify their feelings and try some of the suggested strategies for moving towards positive emotions.
WHY IT IS IMPORTANT?
Increasing a student’s emotional literacy can help them to self-regulate and manage their own state. With prolonged use students can develop strategies to deal with setbacks and challenging times. It may also help them to recognise the frequency of positive emotions and consider how to extend them.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
Some of the benefits include:
- Stress Management
- Raising self confidence
- Building empathy
- Developing self motivation
- Improving relationships
- Advancing communication skills
- Teacher instructions
- Student reflection worksheet
- 2 x A3 Posters
Carol Roulston (Verified user) –
New South Wales, Australia