Emotional learning - A positive approach to effective teaching
Emotional intelligence is a set of skills that involves the ability to monitor one’s own and others feeling and emotions. Our emotional intelligence gets directly affected by self awareness, self management, social awareness and relationship management. If a teacher is able to create an environment which is conducive, supportive and motivating, It will enable the learners to develop interpersonal and self management skills and lead a more productive, satisfactory and rewarding life. These are application are followed in all social educational environment, emotional qualification facilitates in overcoming problems and reaching goal ,it also encourages suitable performer for all people. The positive outcomes of Emotional intelligence are that attention which facilitates by positive emotional engagements. On the other hand the dull and boring session due to poor communication restrict learning process.
Another critical factor is teacher’s relation with student; this has positive impact on student performance and retention. Caring relationship can have positive effects on aspirant. It helps to nurture the intellect as well as effective aspects of learning and teaching. On the other hand negative emotional status creates detrimental effects on learning experiences. An international study depicted its increasing effects on students, improving relationship quality and satisfaction. It also shows emotional qualification in class rooms can improves growth in all contexts. It also showed that there is a strong relation between emotional intelligence and academic performance.
Some essentials heads for good teaching environment are-
1. Free from fear of physical, psychological or emotional pain.
2. Students and teacher respect each other’s feelings, emotional need, beliefs value and uniqueness.
3. Students are treated individually. Their individual need, talent potential and interests are supported.
4. Students and teacher care about each other’s feeling.
5. The material and environment simulate the student’s natural curiosity and need to learn.
If a teacher is able to encourage his /her student to become emotionally intelligent. They will be able to manage their educational responsibilities better such as working in a group, overcoming exam anxiety, overcoming stress of talking with teacher as just the ability to make friend inside or outside of class room.