Emotion and Education: Reflecting on the Emotional Experience

The paper presents an educative experience organized in a postgraduate course in a faculty of education with the aim of facilitating students’ “affective self-understanding”. Affective self-understanding is a reflective practice that allows people to comprehend their own emotions in order to gain awareness of them. Students were spontaneously engaged in a laboratory, where they were […]

Emotional education in primary school: the “journal of emotional life” and the “vegetable garden of emotions”

Today in the fields of philosophy and psychology, many studies concerning emotions are relevant from a theoretical point of view. However, educational theory needs empirical studies that investigate how children can be educated to analyse and understand their emotional lives. With this premise, we developed an educative project to conduct qualitative research. The participants were […]