16 Polite Habits Teachers Actually Dislike—and What to Do Instead
Teachers love and appreciate any kind gesture from parents and students ... but there are some things they love and appreciate a little more
How to Write a Thank-You Note to a Teacher That Will Mean So Much
A well-crafted, heartfelt thank-you note to a teacher can become something they treasure for years
25 Facts You Learned in School That Are No Longer True
You don't want your kids to think you're a dinosaur—bring your knowledge up to date with these new facts.
33 Middle School Vocabulary Words Adults Still Get Wrong
Think you have a strong vocabulary? See how many of these common 8th grade reading words you can recognize when...
This “Periodic Table” Shows How Each Element Plays a Part in Our Daily Lives
If you (or your kid) ever wondered why we need to learn about the periodic table, this is for you!
Should Schools Bring Back Cursive Handwriting?
A variety of educators and politicians across the country are pushing back against the death of cursive, resurrecting the rite...
12 Examples of Handwriting So Perfect It Could Be a Font
Browse through these stunning examples of penmanship that's so lovely you wish it could be a font.
How to Have Neat Handwriting
Improve your penmanship with these simple tips from a handwriting expert and professional calligrapher.
One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Future School Shootings
Here's how one schoolteacher takes time each week to identify and look out for the lonely kids.
15 National Geography Bee Questions Only Geniuses Will Get Right
How well do you know your world geography? Take a whack at these questions, culled from past National Geographic Bee...
This Is the Difference Between a College and a University
Should the distinction have a big impact on your choice of school?
9 Spelling and Grammar Mistakes Spell Check Won’t Catch
There are some human errors that only humans can catch.
11 Secret Habits of Straight-A Students Even Post-Grads Will Want to Steal
It's not about brains, or about the amount of time spent studying. Many of the highest-scoring students attribute their success...
How to Help Prevent School Shootings: 7 Things That Will Make a Difference
Figuring out how to help prevent school shootings is essential to protecting kids and teachers, and these simple but...
Real Teachers Reveal What It’s Like Teaching a Genius
If you spend enough time teaching, you're bound to eventually encounter a student with truly unbelievable brainpower. Here's how 10...