By Tony Buitrago “There may be no more powerful method of learning than through music, and no more important lessons for children than those that focus on character and social and emotional skills.” These are the words of Dr. Don MacMannis, the chief songwriter and music director of the PBS
By Ivy He My name is Ivy, and I’d like to share my story about how humane education has changed my life. I’m a current student at Reed College in Portland, Oregon as well as an international student from China. In November 2014, I attended a workshop taught by Claire Howe,
by Sonny Singh The dessert table at the Salk School of Science’s fifth annual Fundraiser for Haiti last week was controlled chaos. An enthusiastic, rotating group of four middle schoolers and I sold over $500 in cookies and cupcakes to other students, alumni, and their parents in just two hours.
One of the greatest resources for supporting literacy and community engagement in any city is the public library system. Here in New York City, despite funding cut-backs, the local public libraries are vibrant components of neighborhoods. HEART recently had the opportunity to bring some of our lessons into the libraries