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
Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun. She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s “Child Genius,” and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and the book, Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough. A former teacher, school administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, she shares resources for educators and parents on her website giftedguru.com and is co-founder with Ian Byrd of the Gifted Guild, a professional community for educators of the gifted. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of three sons and live in Arlington, Texas.

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

  1. Veronica – DEL VALLE ISD (verified owner)

    Good information

  2. William – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    good info

  3. Claudia – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

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

  4. 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.

  5. Lori – BEAUMONT ISD (verified owner)

    very helpful

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

    5 stars!

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

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

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

    This course is interesting and engaging.

  9. Trenell – MANSFIELD ISD (verified owner)

    Very informative

  10. Ashley – CARROLL ISD (verified owner)

    Very interesting and informative information

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