Students who have a decent amount of emotional intelligence are able to build stronger relationships and bounce back from failure more easily. Students will enter your classroom with varying levels of emotional intelligence. Those who lack the appropriate amount of emotional intelligence tend to make poor decisions and underperform academically. It will be up to you to help students grow in this area. There are a number of tools you can use to do this work. Check out these episodes of The Marvin Byrd Show for 6 tips to improve student emotional intelligence.