Teacher with Different Meta-Emotion Level: Their Understanding of and Responses to Children's Negative Emotions

LingLing Liu
2022 Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research   unpublished
In this study, 223 teachers were measured using the Meta-emotion Scale, and were then classified into two groups: high meta-emotional levels and low meta-emotional levels. Direct observation and interviews were used to explore their effect on children's negative emotions, such as sadness and anger. The results suggest that both two groups of teachers have developed a proper understanding of students' negative emotions while teachers with higher meta-emotional levels provided more detailed
more » ... nal expressions. In terms of emotional education, both groups showed an overall scientific attitude and the higher meta-emotional group presented more purposeful and systematic behaviors. Concerning educational practices, the teachers with higher meta-emotional levels can respond to children's negative emotions in a more supportive way.
doi:10.2991/assehr.k.211220.388 fatcat:qaeoswr4rbhhbls6rp6ren4swe