For Ietef "DJ Cavem" Vita, HIP HOP is not just a form of music, it's a way of life—one he's using to teach kids about cultivating the earth and eating fresh veggies. This is Ietef's story.
The Nazca Lines of Peru inspired Oregon artist Daniel Dancer to invite an entire elementary school of students to be the beads on the headband of a 25-acre Indian head. The result was stunning and life changing. This is Daniel’s story.
This mandala-esque poster is a happy self-care tool, and can also be adapted to classroom use.
What calls high school English teacher Aletha Fields to teach each and every day? Her faith, her commitment to take care of herself, and the love and appreciation from her students. This is Aletha’s story.
A typical day at Brooklyn Free School.
At "free schools," kids decide what they want to learn. Teacher Gia Rae Winsryg-Ulmer honors their right to be themselves and the independent-thinking people they are meant to be. This is Gia's Story.
This Visual Learning activity will get your students thinking about the intersection of handwriting and digital typeface, and the fate of cursive writing around the world.
Psychologists recently conducted a study that found that meditation may make you more liberal, at least in the short-term. Richard Schiffman argues that the politics of true spirituality are more about balance than support for any one side.
Are animals capable of feeling emotions? PBS Nature shares evidence that humans are not the only ones on the planet who cares, loves, and empathizes. Meet five animal odd couples.
It’s 3 a.m. and the wind’s howling. Do you know your neighbors?
This Visual Learning lesson will get your students thinking about the foreclosure crisis in this country and what it might feel like to lose your home.
Read Willis's essay about brotherhood forged around the dinner table.
Read Kate's essay about lessons learned at the table.