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Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
Unlocking the connections between emotions and academic success  revised final product
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Ideas for engaging GT students in a multi-cultural classroom.

Ideas for engaging GT students in a multi-cultural classroom.

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  • 1. Unlocking Connections: Emotions and Academic Success Presented by Charlotte Weinstein Course EDUC 5380 Digital Media & Curriculum Integration Dr. Judy Shipley
  • 2. It is vital for teachers to understand the connection between emotions and academic success .
    • False
    • True
    http://www.brainybetty.com/powerpoint1.htm Read the statement and decide if it’s true or false.
  • 3. Sorry That was the wrong answer http://www.brainybetty.com/powerpoint1.htm
  • 4. Correct ! Congratulations http://www.brainybetty.com/powerpoint1.htm
  • 5. Emotions: Physiological manifestations affecting humans both externally and internally.
    • Learning, thinking and memory takes place in the cortex involving the limbic system
    • Emotions and behavior receive direction and interpretation from the limbic system
    • The interpretation of information determines whether the message is negative or positive: negative “shuts down” the pathway to learning and positive “opens” the pathway to learning
    • Emotions arise from memories: Dr. Seligman says “our thoughts and beliefs are our reality…it’s not what happens to us but what we think about what happens to us, that counts.”
    • Thoughts and emotions affect motivation
    • http://www.cdl.org/resourcelibrary/articles/connect_emotions.php
  • 6. Positive feelings toward information, enables students to use what they know motivating them to extend their knowledge beyond the classroom.
    • Need to be emotionally involved and engaged in the learning process; this encourages motivation and desire to learn.
    • Novelty-seeking element within the human brain facilitates learning- needs stimulus
    • Positive emotions affect the decision making process
    • Positive feelings empowers students to broaden their knowledge and potentially create new knowledge
    • http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/bruceperry/brainlearns.htm
  • 7. By having short alternative and interactive activities during instruction, students will learn more.
    • False
    • True
    http://www.brainybetty.com/powerpoint1.htm
  • 8. Sorry That was the wrong answer http://www.brainybetty.com/powerpoint1.htm
  • 9. Correct ! Congratulations http://www.brainybetty.com/powerpoint1.htm
  • 10. Emotional Intelligence
    • Knowing our emotions – self awareness
    • Managing our emotions – impulse control
    • Motivating ourselves to achieve goals – persistence and self-motivation
    • Recognizing emotions in others – empathy
    • Managing relationships with others – social skills
    • Teachers directly influence:
    • Emotional intelligence is learned nor inherited like general intelligence
    • Emotional intelligence can be nurtured , directed and strengthened .
    • http://www.greatschools.org/parenting/teaching-values/751-the-role-of-emotions-in-learning.gs?page=1
  • 11. Affective Teaching: Creating a positive and stimulating environment to engage emotions among our students .
    • Teachers provide opportunities for students to change their negative associations into positive ones.
    • Draw on connection to their students’ everyday lives when presenting new information; use of connections conveys a sense of awareness, acknowledgement and acceptance of the students from the teacher.
    • Use appropriate humor from time to time
    • Help learners see how new information connects with what they already know
    • Conduct learning in nontraditional settings
    • http://www.affectiveteaching.com/?p=151
    • http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/exchange/node/8430
  • 12. One way to address emotions in education is through art and literature.
    • False
    • True
    http://www.brainybetty.com/powerpoint1.htm
  • 13. Sorry That was the wrong answer http://www.brainybetty.com/powerpoint1.htm
  • 14. Correct ! Congratulations http://www.brainybetty.com/powerpoint1.htm
  • 15. Engaging Emotions in Muticultural Education
    • Not all cultures interpret emotional experiences the same way.
    • Teachers themselves, must engage their own emotions in order to engage emotions among their students.
    • Use of autobiographies, films, plays and other forms of art can be catalysts in the emotional growth and stimulus among students.
    • Guiding students through emotional difficulties, may empower students to be less resistant to learn “new or different” ways of thinking.
    • Hongyu Wang . Multicultural Perspectives , 2008, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p10-16, 7p, 1 Chart; DOI: 10.1080/15210960701869330
  • 16. Engaging Emotions in Education: Begin Now
    • Explore many innovative ways to employ technology with students
    • Have a variety of ethnic and cultural books, posters, etc. in the classroom
    • Bring in community and neighborhood leaders into the classroom: students ask questions on a variety of topics
    • Student experts: Students explore their passions and teach their peers
    http://www.greatschools.org/parenting/teaching-values/751-the-role-of-emotions-in-learning.gs?page=1
  • 17.  
  • 18. References
    • Anonymous. (2007, February 21). Why emotions cannot be separated from learning. Retrieved from http://www.affectiveteaching.com/?p=151
    • Bronwell, C., & Eison, J. (1991). Active learning: creating excitement in the classroom. ERIC Clearing House on Higher Education , Retrieved from http://www.oid.ucla.edu/about/units/tatp/old/lounge/pedagogy/downloads/active-learning-eric.pdf
    • Elias, M. (2003). Academic and social-emotional learning. Educational Practicies Series-11 , 1-29. Retrieved from http://www.mp.gov.rs/resursi/dokumenti/dok190-eng-IBE_academic_and_socioemotional_learning.pdf
  • 19. References (continued)
    • Hongyu, W. (2008). "Red Eyes": Engaging Emotions in Multicultural Education. Multicultural Perspectives , 10(1), 10-16. doi:10.1080/15210960701869330
    • Vail, P. (2011). The role of emotions in learning . Retrieved from http://www.greatschools.org/parenting/teaching-values/751-the-role-of-emotions-in-learning.gs?page=1
  • 20. Websites
    • http://www.affectiveteaching.com/?p=151
    • http://learningforlife.fsu.edu/ctl/explore/onlineresources/docs/Chptr8.pdf
    • http://www.brainybetty.com/powerpoint1.htm
    • http://www.oid.ucla.edu/about/units/tatp/old/lounge/pedagogy/downloads/active-learning-eric.pdf
    • http://www.mp.gov.rs/resursi/dokumenti/dok190-engIBE_academic_and_socioemotional_learning.pdf
    • http://www.cartoonstock.com
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhpWh86csvg&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL  
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hChq5drjQl4
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