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The nonprofit Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and several other organizations have released guidance to help schools meet the social and emotional needs of students as they return to school after prolonged closures.
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Each time you and your students embark on a new story,
your characters undergo a transformation. If you lead your students through the
elements we’ve discussed (creating an epic classroom, uncovering a conflict, and traversing the rising action to solve the conflict) then the transformation will happen by itself. A critical part of
epic learning is helping students to realize that metamorphosis and use what
they’ve learned. Here are a few activities to facilitate reflection and wrap up
your epic learning experience.