Coaching Emotional Intelligence in the Classroom is a practical resource to help Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 teachers explore and understand a range of concepts, principles and techniques gathered under the term ‘emotional intelligence’, and the way that this powerfully influences pupils’ behaviour and learning in the classroom. Creative activities are suggested throughout, leading towards a more explicit focus on coaching methods to help pupils become independent, creative and effective learners able to set goals, generate ideas, solve problems and arrive at reasoned decisions.
This book focuses on five key areas:
- innovative and inventive thinking
- independent enquiry
- collaborative learning
- communication skills.
Dealing in an engaging way with social and emotional aspects of learning, personalised learning, thinking skills and social inclusion, the authors offer teachers all of the necessary tools to help pupils build life- and people-skills which will extend beyond school. It will be of interest to all practising teachers, teaching assistants and school counsellors working with young people.
Introduction 1. EI Basic Skills 2. Coaching, Creativity and EI: the Connection 3. Encouraging Creativity 4. Conscious and Subconscious 5. Key Principles 6. Developing Resourcefulness 7. Raising Self-Awareness 8. Take Responsibility 9. Building Confidence and Belief In Yourself 10. Improving Decision Making 11. Nurturing a Positive Outlook 12. How We Shape Ourselves 13. Values – the ruler inside us 14. Belief – what we think we know 15. Overcoming Obstacles 16. The Winged Football and Other Metaphors 17. Managing Emotions 18. EI and the Three-Legged Stool 19. Effective Questioning 20. Really Listening 21. Building Rapport 22. A Coaching Model 23. Appreciate Now 24. What Do You Want? 25. How Will You Get There? 26. How Did It Go?