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EQ Mighty teaches students emotional intelligence through interactive video lessons. Each of these lessons come equipped with worksheets and several other learning materials to use in class. The app also offers a useful feature called video modelling which allows learners to “to practice what they learn by video recording themselves and playing it back. Research shows that this exercise is beneficial in replicating appropriate social behaviors.”
This apps offers various interactive activities and challenges to teach students a number of SEL skills such as problem solving, strategic thinking, persistence, resilience, self-control, and planning. As students help the Sesame Street monster calm down and solve everyday challenges, they get to learn how to take deep breaths to calm down and develop a rich emotional vocabulary.
SuperBetter draws on the learning power of games to help users “build resilience, achieve goals, and tackle challenges including anxiety, depression, stress, chronic pain, concussion recovery and more.”
Quandary is a learning game that teaches students the following skills: critical thinking, empathy, perspective-taking, decision making, problem solving, moral reasoning, global awareness, collaboration, and many more.
Touch and Learn help students learn and recognize emotions through the use of a wide variety of pictures. As a teacher, you can use the app to introduce students to new (or existing) concepts regarding emotions and behaviour.