Environmental Issue Projects for Enhancing Emotional Intelligence Among Secondary School Students
Keywords:environmental issue projects, emotional intelligence, secondary school students
As inventions began to dominate nature man started to exploit the nature in his attempt to conquer. Scientific and industrial revolution during the last century brought comforts to man. The explosion of scientific knowledge during the past century developments of new technologies, modernization and urbanization have caused serious environmental crisis. The deterioration and depletion of natural resources for the human use have created environmental problems viz. pollution, global warming, ozone depletion, deforestation, desertification etc. The serious problem aroused is that the stability of environment is lost and each and every one is responsible for gaining the lost stability. Now we are in need to stick on effective remedies. Environmental Issue Projects is a dynamic classroom approach which is based on Project Based Learning Strategy in which students actively explore real-world problems and challenges and acquire a deeper knowledge. By learning through projects based on environmental issues the students reached at the appropriate solutions about what the environmental issues are they concerned with. Environmental Issue Projects can enhance the level of emotional intelligence in students. Since the whole activities of EIP was planned on the basis of group works, the collaborative co-operative efforts helped the students to face instances filled of various emotions effectively and made the journey a successful one.
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