Students may experience a range of emotions over the course of their day at school. They may feel happy, sad, angry, frustrated, excited, or any number of emotions, all in one day. Students, and especially younger children, can struggle to identify and appropriately express their feelings. Learning to recognize different emotions, and manage them appropriately, can help students to better regulate their behaviour, and effectively use their words to share how they are feeling and what they need (Moyses, 2013). The following everyday practices can support educators in teaching students the necessary skills to identify and manage emotions.
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