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Thinking 'Bigger Than Me' in the Liberal Arts

"Me Experiences" v. "Bigger than Me Experiences" In college society, creativity has become defined as self-expression. Illustration: David Plunkert for The Chronicle The Chronicle of Higher Education

How Teachers And Schools Can Help When Bad Stuff Happens

Whether it's a hurricane, a mass shooting, racial and political violence or family trauma closer to home, teachers can be helpers. Here's our roundup of what you can do in these difficult situations.

With no silver bullet, innovation abounds at this bilingual high school

With no silver bullet, innovation abounds at this bilingual high school

For Traumatized Children, An Offer Of Help From The Muppets

Sesame Street in Communities aims to teach emotional coping skills to the youngest survivors of adversity, using characters familiar to millions. Grief and loss, grief and children

Pop-up Monuments Ask What 21st-Century Public Memorials Should Be      |     Smart News | Smithsonian

A collective of artists adds new, thought-provoking works to Philadelphia's parks and plazas

When we help kids see the overlap between art and math, we not only strengthen their skills in each, we expand their vision of what it means to be an artist and a mathematician. Math can be creati.

Reshaping Space, Roles and Routines to Support Children with Trauma

In the Holly Square Shopping Center in northeast Denver was firebombed with molotov cocktails in gang-related arson.

How Can Students Have More Say in School Decisions?

At Landmark High School, students organized a school improvement campaign to improve attendance and engagement. The result was a peer mentoring program and a retreat. (Courtesy of Ari Sussman)

ASCD Express 13.01 - More Than a Brush with Empathy

More Than a Brush with Empathy

Normalize Setbacks By Asking Your Kids For Advice When You Struggle

Make your own struggles known to kids so they see it's normal to face setbacks, strategize, and try anew.

Clock is ticking to dry out and salvage flood-damaged possessions left in wake of Hurricane Harvey

Clock is ticking to dry out and salvage flood-damaged possessions left in wake of Hurricane Harvey

The Neuroscience of Narrative and Memory

The Neuroscience of Narrative and Memory Delivering content—in any class—through a story has positive effects on your students’ information retention.

The Clowns Helping Refugee Children To Laugh Through Play

The Clowns Helping Refugee Children To Laugh Through Play ❤️ .the impact of the live artist!