Young Learner¶s Emotional Intelligence

A thesis Presented to the Faculty of Education Miriam College Katipunan, Quezon City

In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements for the Degree Masters of Education Major in Measurement and Evaluation

Maria Dolores Roxas-Dolfo

There are several emotional intelligence curricula that exist today and are being taught in elementary schools. Assess and determine the strength of the assumed relationship between the students Emotional Intelligence and their academic performance. The common thread is the goal of raising the level of social and emotional competence in children as a part of their regular education not just something taught remedially to children who are faltering and identified as troubled. This research is based on Daniel Goleman¶s theory and series of studies that emotional literacy programs improve children¶s academic achievement scores and school performance. The researcher will examine and check if this integration of Emotional Intelligence Program to lessons will also have a positive effect on our Filipino children.I. OBJECTIVES The study aims to do the following: 1. and should. Background of the Study Emotional intelligence. but a set of skills and understanding essential for every child. . On the contrary it can. Develop an instructional program that can help develop the Emotional Intelligence of preschool students. Some of the leaders in the emotional intelligence movement advocate teaching emotional intelligence as a separate class. others advocate blending the standard academic material with lessons on emotional intelligence. is not fixed at birth. 2. unlike IQ. be taught.

But it also turns out that kids who are better able to manage their emotions. can remember better. is just a key human skill. Key Definitions and their Variables We define EI as the capacity to reason about emotions.II. John D. Is there a relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Academic Performance? 4. how well you emphatize and get along with other people. What are the common needs that should be addressed by teachers and school administrators according to respondents? 3. and to reflectively regulate emotions so as to promote emotional and intellectual growth. What is the Emotional Intelligence level of the pre school children? 2. actually pay attention better. for example. Reasearch Problem This study intends to assess the effect of the Emotional Intelligence Teaching Approach on pupils. what developmental instructional program can be designed to meet the needs of the pre school children? III. (Meyer. can take in information better. Spring 2001) . Based on the results. It includes the abilities to accurately perceive emotions. to access and generate emotions so as to assist thought. Edutopia.. it helps you learn better. This aims to answer the following questions: 1. In other words. and of emotions to enhance thinking. Daniel. 2006 ) Emotional Intelligence which refers to how you handle your own feelings. to understand emotions and emotional knowledge. (Goleman.

The academic grades and the Emotional Intelligence of the Preschool students will be determined on the first grading period. Conceptual Framework Pre test 1st Qtr Academic Achievement Post test 2nd Qtr Emotional Intelligence EQ Curriculum Intervention . The Research Paradigm This research is based on Daniel Goleman¶s theory and series of studies that emotional literacy programs improve children¶s academic achievement scores and school performance. After the 2nd grading another test will be given to the students to check if there¶s a difference as well as their academic grades. Then a lesson intervention will be administered by the researcher to help increase the needed EQ. The researcher will examine and check if this integration of Emotional Intelligence Program to lessons will also have a positive effect on our Filipino children.IV. This will determine the type of EQ the students needed to improve.

Teresa of Avila exemplified as true child of God. Description of Research Locale The research will be conducted at the Pre school of St. b. Research Design This study will use the experimental method design. gets to know his land and his people. kindergarten 1 and kindergarten 2.C. overcome his weaknesses. It is a corporate owned school running for 20 years already. master his strengths. in thoughts. responds to the needs of the times and learns to emulate. STSN envisions that every child¶s capacity should be developed to the fullest in a happy learning environment. which is located at #7 Kingfisher St. words and deeds. The St.V. Theresa¶s School of Novaliches commits itself to the integral formation of its students as it provides and nurtures a Christian environment where each individual discovers himself in various settings. which caters from Pre School to high school. The Pre School is located inside the STSN school campus. Theresa¶s School of Novaliches (STSN). explores his talents. Q. the virtues of humility and fortitude which St. . It comprises nursery. Zabarte Subd. Novaliches. Methodology a.

The pre school students. The first 5 items require a personal choice of action or reaction from a set of 3 pictures while the rest of the items (18 items) depict situations where the test taker is asked to choose his/her course of action from a set of 3 pictures for each item that will be shown to him/her. Self-Motivation. . size 8. Theresa¶s School of Novaliches will be the respondents of this study. It is a multiple-choice test where each item is composed of a stimulus format depicting people exposed to given situations that require a common choice of action or reaction.c. from Nursery to Kinder2 (totaling to 130 students) of St. EQS-C is a Response Choice Picture Test to determine and measure the emotional quotient of a child following Coleman¶s five dimension namely: SelfAwareness. Instruments The general average of the 1st and 2nd grading period will be used as their academic achievements (as reflective in the report card). Emotional Quotient Scale for Children (EQS-C) will be the instrument to be used in measuring the EQ of the children. Empathy and Handling Relationships.5 inches by 11 inches. The Research Sample This study will utilize the purposive sampling method. Managing Emotions or Moods. There are 87 pictures printed on white board.

and the result to the EQS-C test. The EQS-C test results will be used to recommend intervention measures that will be integrated to the lesson. After which. This will serve as a baseline for the study.Data Collection and Analysis Procedure The researcher will gather data by obtaining the grades on their report cards for the 1st grading period. before the end of the 2nd quarter an EQS-C test will be administered again and the result of grades for the 2nd grading period will then be obtain to determine the effects of the intervention procedure. .

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful