Presenter: Genein Letford, CAFFE Strategies
Core Area: Instructional Planning and Delivery 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 1F; Knowledge of Students and Student Learning 2A, 2B, 2C; Content Knowledge and Expertise 3A, 3B, 3C; Learning Environment 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D; Data-Driven Practice 5B; Professional Practices and Responsibilities 6A, 6B, 6C
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 0.5

How can you increase the emotional awareness and intelligence of your students and yourself? Emotional granularity allows us to identify and differentiate between emotions. In this 45-minute course by CAFFE Strategies, Genein Letford explains why understanding emotions is so important when it comes to developing content and preparing students for their future careers.

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Emotional intelligence is now recognized as a critical learning and leadership skill. Developing students with emotional awareness affects their performance, well-being, and future success.

Award-winning educator, Genein Letford introduces the concept of emotional granularity, which is the effective labeling, processing, and ‘action-planning’ of emotions. She guides teachers on how to incorporate this skill into the content, as well as into our students’ lives and our lives as teachers.

In this 1-hour course, you will learn:

  • How emotional granularity is connected to emotional intelligence
  • How to incorporate emotional granularity into the academic content
  • How to improve this skill in students’ SEL developmental journey

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Intercultural Creativity for Classrooms and Beyond
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Presenter Bio

As the 2019 LA Lakers Business Woman and the 2015 CA Charter Teacher of the Year, Genein is a national thought leader and creator of the concept of ‘Intercultural Creativity®’. She is the Founder and Chief Creative Officer of CAFFE Strategies, LLC, a consulting, coaching, and training company that trains educational leaders and teachers to create sustainable organizational equity and inclusion strategies within their classrooms while unleashing their innovative thinking for themselves and in their students.
Her 7 Gems of Intercultural Creativity® is a leading framework that encourages corporations in their diversity and inclusion development while developing critical cognitive tools for creative thinking. Her first book, From Debt to Destiny: Creating Financial Freedom from the Inside Out connects creative thinking to financial agility and was an international bestseller in 5 finance categories. Her next book, 7 Gems of Intercultural Creativity: Connecting, Creating and Innovating Across Cultural Lines is due to come out this fall. She recently published her first children’s book I AM CREATIVE! with her 3-year-old son, Shawn Letford. Genein believes creative thinking thrives best in an inclusive environment and she is often called ‘America’s Creative Coach’ for her work in reigniting intercultural creativity within our workforce. 

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3 reviews for EQ and Emotional Granularity for the Gifted

  1. ROBERT – SOUTH TEXAS ISD (verified owner)

    Great topic–very important for the here and now in our world.

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