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"True compassion means not only feeling another's pain but also being moved to help relieve it." ~Daniel Goleman

"Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. It is generally said to include 3 skills: Emotional awareness, including the ability to identify your own emotions and those of others; The ability to harness emotions and apply them to tasks like thinking and problem solving; The ability to manage emotions, including the ability to regulate your own emotions, and the ability to cheer up or calm down another person." If you Google emotional intelligence, you will find a wealth of information and resources concluding that emotional intelligence or emotional quotient (EQ) makes one more employable than their intelligence quotient (IQ). Teachers can go to the Agenda link to get started with their students. Teachers might want to visit some of the other links to get more ideas to embellish the implementation of the Agenda page.

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