When Matt Feiner sailed over the handlebars of his bike in a freak accident, the impact shattered his bones and his helmet, shaking him to the core. Regaining his mental health would take even longer than the physical recovery.
A deep blue pen — and later, collages, one for every day of the year — helped, sketching out his recuperation in real time.
Current research points to social and emotional learning in the early years as a stronger predictor of lifelong learning. To share the latest information on emotional intelligence The Gesell Institute of Child Development hosted a Symposium on Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood on May 6 at the Yale School of Management.
Alycia Santilli has lived in the East Shore for more than a decade. And for about half of those years, she has been regularly commuting to work downtown by bike with her 4 year old in tow in a trailer. It’s an adventure.
Eugene Magliaro’s acrylic on canvas painting is all grays and blacks. It is by his own description a stark vision, grim and apocalyptic. Yet its most important feature, from which it gets its name, is the “green herb budding” at the lower left of the composition.
Magliaro said that makes the picture’s theme a triumph of optimism against great odds.