Shiv Kumar Pada
Teachers and parents, frustrated by their children’s poor academic performance, are experiencing an alarming deficiency called emotional ignorance, the symptoms of which can be seen in the violent incidents that occur every day. They are becoming more belligerent, violent and aggressive by the day. Compassion, compassion, kindness and belonging are rapidly disappearing from their hearts. A symptom of this emotional ignorance is that young people fight over trivial matters, hit each other over the slightest difference of opinion, take the precious lives of fellow students during brawls at higher education institutions, and go to jail. deaths in prisons, brutal treatment of desynchronization in detention centers, beating pedestrians and people sleeping on sidewalks to death with fast cars, throwing acid in girls’ faces, third-rate inhumane means. Just use to torture others or laugh at those who are suffering.
Incidents of such violence have come to light in American schools, including the 1995 shootings of Ian and Tyrone, the April 1999 shooting at Littleton High School in Colorado, and attacks on worshipers praying in Gurdwara, England and the United States. came out. This is associated with a lack of emotional literacy among young people. One female SSP was arrested red-handed for taking bribes on the freeway, dragging her men up to 1km on a bad road in a speeding car. She was murdered in broad daylight of her IAS officer on duty by the liquor mafia, the beating of a school principal by boys in Bihar, the murder of a boy on a motorcycle by Delhi traffic police, and the burning of a speeding bicycle by throwing a cane at it. inflicted. Surviving a news reporter or beating a woman on a highway in Punjab are just a few examples of young people’s emotional breakdown from an early age. Chopping, throat slitting, minors throwing acid in a girl’s face, the murder of her parents by her own children, and the forced suicide of a life partner are just a few of the incidents that have shaken the conscience of entire nations. department.
The kindergarten year marks the peak of social emotional maturity of “feelings of jealousy and envy, pride and confidence, anxiety and humility”. is. We often find that even people in the mature stages exhibit fear, fear of the dark, fear of animals and animal-like toys. I see you
Lack of emotional education in the first stages of schooling is responsible for this behavior. Our schools need to start programs to control, discipline and steer emotions such as fear, anger, love and jealousy. People often cannot distinguish between instincts and emotions. An instinct is an innate, natural, or inherited action or tendency to act. Emotions are present in a child at birth, but emotions are a disturbed or confused state of mind that, when under the spell of emotions, changes in heart rate, pulse rate, blood pressure, and blood pressure. and many other psychological changes. Changes occur in the digestive system. Emotions can be acquired, controlled and modified, and given direction.
Before we go any further, a brief introduction to emotions will help you understand the logic and rationale behind the need for emotion education in schools. Anger has the strongest effect on the personality of children and adults. Angry children exhibit typical behaviors known as tantrums. Children kick, bite, step on, chew, and break glassware. , is a getaway to protect yourself from any dangerous situation. Jealousy is the result of anger. Anger may be directed at oneself, but it is an attitude of resentment directed at a person. Anger dominates the personality of children and adults, but sometimes it is responsible for success in life and is seen as a sign of a masculine personality.
Emotions are the driving force behind our thoughts and actions. All human civilization is the result of emotional training. Emotional education in schools helps keep unwanted emotional attitudes in check and channel emotional energy into appropriate constructive channels. There are several recommendations and prohibitions for the educational community for strict compliance, including removing anger-inducing stimuli from the school environment before emotion education begins in schools. Avoid giving orders to young children. Control your anger and avoid giving orders. pre-warning of fear in children; contact with fear-related objects; avoiding corporal punishment. Create an environment of goodwill and empathy. Do not show excessive affection for any child. Avoid false praise of inappropriate children. Pay special attention to maladjusted persons.
Teachers need to keep their minds healthy as this behavior proves to be the root cause of violence in the classroom. Preparing a relevant curriculum becomes the duty of educators, psychologists and all those interested in the field of emotional education. Succeeded.
(The writer is a Basohli social activist).