Emotional Education Program
With this program, elementary students explore the wonderful world of emotions while playing, thinking about a story or doing creative projects in groups.
What will you find in this program?
Be Happy comprises 6 books on emotional education, one for each elementary school grade. Each level focuses on 10 emotional skills, 8 tools and 2 extra resources.
What will the students achieve?
They will learn how to get to know themselves better and understand their emotions in a fun way as well as improving their self-knowledge, self-esteem and social skills and learning how to better control their emotions.
What emotions does the program focus on?
Be Happy includes an “emotionary” that includes 18 emotions such as joy, happiness, friendship, sorrow, pain and concern. Each Be Happy emotion also has its own emoji and sticker to place in the books.
What are the program bases?
The Be Happy program covers the individual’s three dimensions: The Head, Heart and Hand through case methodologies, multiple intelligences, the Montessori approach and Learning by doing.
An example of how the program focuses on emotions with the “My life's script” tool.
What does Be Happy contain?
Below we list the emotions that the program focuses on, with the emotional tools it uses, its underlying pedagogical principles and the values it fosters.
Scrapbook of emotions – faces!
Scrapbook of emotions – experiences!
Scrapbook of emotions – sensations!
The emotion-o-meter – experiences!
The memory kit
My diary of emotions
My worry box
The time machine
The laughter club
My life’s script
My music lists
There is a friend in you
I write from the heart
My treasure hunt
The program bases itself on four pedagogical principles. Each enables the following:
- Principle of acknowledgement or identification of emotions.
- Principle of distancing.
- Principle of action: enabling or behavioral self-control.
- Principle of search for meaning and values.
The Be Happy Emotional Education Program exercises a variety of different social skills for life:
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Be Happy on video
Take a look at some of the program in these short videos