Competing with myths about the social and emotional development of gifted students by Tracy Cross As a wise person Lao Tsu once said, "Nothing is more difficult than competing with a myth. Gifted students should be with students their own age
New theories of intelligence have been introduced and are gradually replacing the traditional theory.
IQ alone is no more the only measure for success; emotional intelligence, social intelligence, and luck also play a big role in a person's success Goleman, The purpose of this study is to see whether there is a relationship between emotional intelligence and academic success.
So, the population of this study will be the 11th graders in Montgomery, Alabama. The sample will be 11th graders-- boys and girls-- from public and private schools in Montgomery, Alabama. The sampling will be stratified, making sure that schools, genders, races, socioeconomic statuses, and abilities will be appropriately represented.
The sample will be given the BarOn Emotional Quotient Inventory EQ-i which is the first scientifically developed and validated measure of emotional intelligence.
The BarOn EQ-i consists of items and takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. We shall calculate the mean of all the grades each of the students has had for the last semester this study being done in the second semester of schoolseparating the high from the middle and the low achievers.
Afterwards we shall compare these grades with the Emotional Intelligence level of each student, to see whether there is a relationship between emotional intelligence and academic achievement or not, in order for us to be able to accept or reject our hypothesis.
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Introduction We educate students with one main objective in mind: What is the measure of success? Is it only a strong scientific mind? It was, in the past, but now some fundamental new theories have been introduced: Then we can say that success depends on several intelligences and on the control of emotions.
IQ alone is no more the measure for success; emotional intelligence, social intelligence, and luck also play a big role in a person's success Goleman, If it affects student achievement, then it is imperative for schools to integrate it in their curricula, hence raising the level of student success.
So, the population of this study will be the eleventh graders in Montgomery, Alabama. The sample will be eleventh graders-- boys and girls-- from public and private schools in Montgomery, Alabama. Afterwards we shall compare these grades with the Emotional Intelligence level of each student, to see whether there is a relationship between emotional intelligence and academic achievement or not, in order for us to know whether we should incorporate emotional intelligence in school programs.
Independent and dependent variables The independent variable in this study will be emotional intelligence The dependent variable in this study will be academic achievement in eleventh-graders. Definition of terms Emotional Intelligence: The emotionally intelligent person is skilled in four areas: According to Goleman emotional intelligence consists of five components: Knowing our emotions self-awarenessmanaging them, motivating ourselves, recognizing emotions in others empathyand handling relationships.
Hypothesis There will be no significant relationship between emotional intelligence and academic achievement in eleventh-graders.Psychological resilience is the ability to successfully cope with a crisis and to return to pre-crisis status quickly. Resilience exists when the person uses "mental processes and behaviors in promoting personal assets and protecting self from the potential negative effects of stressors".
In simpler terms, psychological resilience exists in people who develop psychological and behavioral. “In today’s high-stress society, many of us, adults and children, eat high fat or high sugar foods to soothe our emotions or temporarily relieve our stress and anxiety.” Researchers at HMI believe that stress and negative emotions are major contributing factors to emotional eating and the medical community concurs with this assessment.
Stress affects us all. You may notice symptoms of stress when disciplining your kids, during busy times at work, when managing your finances, or when coping with a challenging relationship.
Stress. If you think you're stressed out, imagine being a teenager in today's society. American teens say they experience stress in patterns similar to adults, and during the school year they report stress levels even higher than those reported by adults.
The stress hormone, cortisol, is public health enemy number one. Scientists have known for years that elevated cortisol levels: interfere with learning and memory, lower immune function and bone. Most people think emotional eating is due to a lack of self-control.. However, in my extensive work with eating disorders and disordered eating, I would say that is rarely the case.