Emoting 101- Helping the Gifted Improve Their EQ


Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert, Gifted Guru
Core Area: Nature & Needs
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

Brains, talent, finesse…can a gifted student really have it all? Yes and no. Learn why many gifted students struggle with emotional intelligence, and how you can support and develop them as complex emotional beings.

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We now know that cognitive intelligence is a malleable trait with many factors, but what if emotional intelligence were equally malleable?

In this 1-hour course, Lisa Van Gemert, M.Ed.T., brings her personal and professional experience to the important topic of developing the following skills in your GT students:

  • Self-awareness
  • Self-regulation
  • Motivation
  • Empathy
  • Social skills

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168 reviews for Emoting 101- Helping the Gifted Improve Their EQ

  1. Beatrice – SAN BENITO CISD (verified owner)



    Good information

  3. Zina – HARMONY SCIENCE ACADEMY & SCHOOL OF SCIENCE – HOUSTON SOUTH 101846 OR 101862 (verified owner)

    I love all of Mrs. Van Gemert’s courses. Thanks for this wonderful experience!

  4. Mary M – DRIPPING SPRINGS ISD (verified owner)

    I enjoyed the lecture and the ideas presented. As an online student in this course, it would have been helpful to have slides or notes we could review later on. There was references made to handouts, but they were not available in this learning module.

  5. Omar – VALLEY VIEW ISD PHARR – REGION 01 (verified owner)

    I liked it.

  6. Kathleen – LITTLE CYPRESS-MAURICEVILLE CISD (verified owner)

    personable presenter

  7. Susannah – WESTERVILLE CITY (verified owner)

    Good overview.

  8. Martha – MIDWAY ISD – WOODWAY (verified owner)

    It is helpful to be able to help our students with their emotional growth alongside their academic growth.

  9. Victoria – DRIPPING SPRINGS ISD (verified owner)

    This is a grear course!

  10. Judi – DRISCOLL ISD (verified owner)

    Awesome look at the emotional intelligence we need as educators and the emotional intelligence we need to understand in our students for student success.

  11. Jack – PROSPER ISD (verified owner)


  12. Rosanna – MERCEDES ISD (verified owner)

    Really impactful

  13. Kathleen – CLEAR CREEK ISD (verified owner)

    It clearly explained the 5 areas of Emotional Intelligence. There were very specific examples to help clarify the concepts.

  14. Senate – HERTFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS (verified owner)

    This course has a natural presenter, not boring or over the top. I really enjoyed the stories used to depict characteristics of each domain.


    This is probably one the most important topics within GT training, and has insight that is transferable to all students and even interactions outside of pedagogy.

  16. Cynthia – SOCORRO ISD (verified owner)

    Great Course

  17. Claudia – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    This course helped me understand where my students are coming from when it comes to certain issues.

  18. Carrie – DALLAS ISD (verified owner)

    I always enjoy courses by this presenter.

  19. Melanie – ARLINGTON CLASSICS ACADEMY (verified owner)

    Very informative course.

  20. Delfina – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Very informative

  21. Lee Anne – BOERNE ISD (verified owner)

    The quiz is tricky but I enjoyed the material.

  22. Jill – DRIPPING SPRINGS ISD (verified owner)

    This is a fantastic course that gives great insight on emotional intelligence!

  23. miriam – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    The quiz was tricky. I enjoyed the course because Mrs. Gemert made it very appealing since the beginning with her own personal story. I enjoy that she uses a lot of personal experiences and shares that.

  24. Felicity – BURLESON ISD (verified owner)

    Important information presented well.

  25. Daniel – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    I loved it

  26. Edna D. – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)


  27. Alma – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    awesome presentation. Very informative!

  28. Kari – DRIPPING SPRINGS ISD (verified owner)

    Informative and applicable. I really enjoy Lisa’s delivery of content. It’s real world and she directly relates it to students and teachers.

  29. Peggy – GREGORY-PORTLAND ISD (verified owner)


  30. Jane – ROCK HILL LOCAL (verified owner)

    Useful information and resources to self-evaluate/improve and to help students improve EQ

  31. Kerrie – GARFIELD RE-2 (verified owner)

    I found this course to be very interesting in content. It helped me to understand what emotional competence consist of and implementation ideas for helping students improve their EQ.

  32. Jessica – GARFIELD RE-2 (verified owner)

    I thought this was great! Not only for GT students but all students. At our building we have been very focused on things like mindfulness and this goes along well and share even more ideas.

  33. Dana – COLUMBUS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT (verified owner)

    Great course to understand Emotional Intelligence!!!

  34. Erin – WORTHINGTON CITY (verified owner)

    One of my favorite online courses I’ve taken on GT Ignite!

  35. Jennifer – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    Not too bad

  36. Clara Susana – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)


  37. Robin – CARLISLE LOCAL (verified owner)

    It helped me understand some of the people in my life.

  38. Bennie – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

    This session is very informative about Emotional Intelligence and why we need to be aware of all the domain to better serve our students.

  39. Mayra – SAN BENITO CISD (verified owner)


  40. LeAnn – GARFIELD RE-2 (verified owner)

    Great overview of the primary areas of EQ development for Gifted learners with some resources to help you dive deeper.

  41. Ashley – CARROLL ISD (verified owner)

    Very interesting and informative information

  42. Trenell – MANSFIELD ISD (verified owner)

    Very informative

  43. Mary – ROWAN-SALISBURY SCHOOLS (verified owner)

    This course is interesting and engaging.

  44. Jennifer – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    I have always be interested in this area. Good course.

  45. Sumeyye – HARMONY SCIENCE ACADEMY & SCHOOL OF SCIENCE – HOUSTON SOUTH 101846 OR 101862 (verified owner)

    5 stars!

  46. Lori – BEAUMONT ISD (verified owner)

    very helpful

  47. Michelle – GEORGETOWN ISD (verified owner)

    This class was very informative. I was able to take a lot of information from it to use in my classroom this year.

  48. Claudia – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    It is interesting to know that emotional competence help manage ourselves.

  49. William – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    good info

  50. Veronica – DEL VALLE ISD (verified owner)

    Good information

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