They found through research that five areas predicted children level of future success better than IQ alone. They called these five areas - emotional intelligence.
Five areas of Emotional Intelligence
- Relationship Skills
The other interesting part is that these skills also are great for peace education.
For cooperative learning skill activities, click on the following link.
Cooperative Learning Structures Document
These are invaluable skills to teach children and they are fun too. I used the Four Corners drill in class yesterday and the students really enjoyed it.