School & Education

Judging Jack: When a Teacher Finally Understands a Student
Judging Jack: When a Teacher Finally Understands a Student

I thought my student was ordinary. I came to learn he was just too busy being brilliant. >>

Why Homeschool? 13 Things Homeschoolers Want You to Know
Why Homeschool? 13 Things Homeschoolers Want You to Know

We asked parents why they chose to homeschool their kids, what it's like to be the teacher, and… >>

The Unforgettable Legacy of Miss Bessie Taylor Gwynn
The Unforgettable Legacy of Miss Bessie Taylor Gwynn

The lessons she taught went far beyond the three Rs. >>

The Inspiring Story of How Frank McCourt Won a Pulitzer
The Inspiring Story of How Frank McCourt Won a Pulitzer

From his students, the teacher learned his lessons slowly but well. >>

A Reader's Digest Classic: Professor Terry and the Lady in Brown
A Reader’s Digest Classic: Professor Terry and the Lady in Brown

Strangely enough, Professor Ter­ry's uncompromising pressure, which often seemed tinged with… >>

7 Secrets Teachers Know About Your Kids And You Don’t
7 Secrets Teachers Know About Your Kids And You Don’t

What’s your kid really thinking, saying, and doing when you’re not around? We asked the… >>

10 Stumpers From the National Geographic Bee
10 Stumpers From the National Geographic Bee

How well do you know your world geography? Take a whack at these questions, culled from past… >>

One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Bullying
One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Bullying

Here's how one schoolteacher takes time each week to look out for the lonely. >>

10 End-of-Year Teacher Gifts Anyone Can Make
10 End-of-Year Teacher Gifts Anyone Can Make

Create a fun, fast DIY present with your kids to show their teachers a little gratitude and… >>

Could You Win the National Spelling Bee?
Could You Win the National Spelling Bee?

Test yourself with 17 of contestants' toughest winning words from 1926 to the present. >>