Holistic development of a child means developing personality traits and improving his/her emotional intelligence from a very young age.
Furthermore, teaching children how to manage their emotions and respond appropriately to the emotions of others is an important part of education.
In my time we were used to hear about IQ. Nowadays, IQ is not enough because two other forms of intelligence, social intelligence and emotional intelligence, are also important for success.
Moreover, Sternberg suggests that in many cases it is creative intelligence that makes people successful: the ability to invent or create something new by thinking “outside the box,” or the ability to take a good idea and turn it into a great one.
It is not enough to be clever or have a high IQ. To build a successfully career or a successfully family a person should be able to:
To empower kids and help them build emotional inteligence, AKIDA organizes every year the conference “Building the School of Joy and Creativity”
This year the 2nd conference proposed ways in which learning becomes a game. A conference with practical suggestions for teachers and parents. Let’s learn how to live in a school of joy and creativity because our kids deserve it!