NMK - Academic Coaching and Communication - Approaches to Teach Impulsive Youth Compassion

Approaches to Teach Impulsive Youth Compassion

Youngsters who show violent or impulsive behavior share one common characteristic: they lack emotional intelligence. Namely, these teens lack two essential qualities of emotional intelligence: self-control and compassion. In their article “Teaching Emotional Intelligence to Impulsive-Aggressive Youth”, Henley & Long (1999) firstly explained that impulsive-aggressive youth exhibit four types of cognitive deficiencies that guide their …

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NMK - Academic Coaching and Communication - Quizzes, Exams, and Assessments Do Motivate Students!

Quizzes, Exams, and Assessments Do Motivate Students!

As discussed in our previous blog post, everyone does recognize the importance of learning and education. Yet, very few are those who are motivated enough to study and attend school or college. While goal-setting can be key to enthuse students, assessments, too, can really motivate them! Assessments are not that bad after all. According to …

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NMK - Academic Coaching and Communication - How Can Goal-Setting Motivate Students?

How Can Goal-Setting Motivate Students?

Regardless of how paramount education is, many students remain demotivated when it comes to learning, studying, or attending schools and colleges. But perhaps, goal-setting would allow undergrads to appreciate its value more. For a very long time, students have been trained to link learning to assessments and scores. Had they been taught to actually tie …

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