Alex Britez and Adrienne Schaer
Primary Target Audience
• Ages 5-7• Elementary school• Have played with toys• Enjoy role playing• Have played video games before (infrequent to frequent game play)• Have behavioral or physical issues
• Low prior knowledge of emotional intelligence• Varying levels of social and communication skills• Starting to develop empathy towards others
All children who interact with EEMIO are expected to be supervised by adults, including social workproessionals, counselors, teachers and parents. EEMIO attempts to open up dialog with childrenwho might be closed o to adults but eel more comortable talking with or through EEMIO. Some othese children will be living in circumstances that put them under emotional stress, so it is especiallyimportant that they learn to express their eelings. Studies have shown that in modern society, “As chil-
dren grow ever smarter in IQ, their emotional intelligence is on the decline.” (Goleman, D. 2005) Thus
children with and without problems will be able to beneft rom EEMIO.
Secondary Target Audience
• Social Worker• Guidance Counselor• Special Education Teacher• Day Care Center• Early Childhood Education (Pre K-1)• Parents
Recognize that everyone has emotions
Understand and interpret “eeling words” in order to communicate vocally or in written words.
• Differentiate between emotions through visual and/or auditory means.•
Understand that events inuence emotion.
Classiy hypothetical events that would elicit a specifc emotion.
Implement strategies or behavioral modifcation and anger management
Execute procedural strategies to assist in problem solving.
Comprehend that actions can inuence other people’s emotional states.