Becoming an Emotionally Intelligent Teacher
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Becoming an Emotionally Intelligent Teacher

by Ochan Kusuma-Powell, William R. Powell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412979749

ISBN-13: 9781412979740

Pub. Date: 02/16/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

What kind of teacher are YOU?

Teacher behaviors and personalities can have an effect on student achievement. Based on Daniel Goleman’s five components of emotional intelligence, this guide shows how self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, social awareness, and relationship management can help teachers increase their effectiveness in the classroom. The

Overview

What kind of teacher are YOU?

Teacher behaviors and personalities can have an effect on student achievement. Based on Daniel Goleman’s five components of emotional intelligence, this guide shows how self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, social awareness, and relationship management can help teachers increase their effectiveness in the classroom. The authors provide research, case studies, and essential exercises that help teachers:

  • Understand how their conscious and unconscious behaviors affect the learning environment
  • Refine their verbal and nonverbal communication skills
  • Manage their feelings and frustrations
  • Interpret student behaviors, developing insight into how students perceive teachers
  • Hone their presentation skills

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412979740
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/16/2010
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Arthur L. Costa Robert J. Garmston vii

Preface: How to Use This Book xi

Acknowledgments xiii

About the Authors xv

List of Figures xvii

Introduction 1

1 Emotional Intelligence: What It Is and Why It Is So Important in the Classroom 9

2 The Inner Journey: Knowing Ourselves as Teachers 19

3 Continuing the Journey into Self: Perceptions, Expectations, and Attributions 47

4 Taming the Beast: Teacher Self-Management 73

5 What Makes Us Tick: Teacher Motivation 99

6 Peripheral Vision: Teacher Social Awareness 117

7 Orchestrating Our Relationships: Creating a Supportive Learning Environment 139

8 Bringing It All Together: Teachers as Emotion Coaches 163

References 177

Index 185

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