Social-Emotional Skills or Emotional Intelligence (EQ) - Good Predictor of Test Anxiety and Kids' Future

Parents often expect their children's social-emotional skills or Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to develop intuitively but will invest a disproportionate amount of resources to develop skills and techniques in the academic areas of Mathematics and Science or Sports even though research has shown that higher emotional intelligence is related to lower test anxiety among students.

In addition, researchers at Penn State University also found that kindergarteners' social-emotional skills are a significant predictor of their future education, employment and criminal activity. It is clear that helping children develop these skills increases their chances of success in school, work and life. Click to read article.

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