Mitch Albom on What It Means to Be a Real Father to a Special Orphan
What is a real father? An orphan in Haiti teaches bestselling author Mitch Albom a wonderful new definition.
A Teacher Told Her Students to Draw What They Were Thankful for—This Was One Student’s Moving ...
As this teacher learned, some of the most moving lessons are taught by students.
Read One Teacher’s Genius Response to the Question “What Do You Make?”
Teacher Taylor Mali's unforgettable, searing retort to a thoughtless question certainly put a dinner companion in his place—and can make...
17 Reasons My Favorite Teacher Changed My Life
It only takes one person to make a difference in the life of another—and teachers are often that person. Check...
One Father’s Battle Between Working and Giving Attention to His Daughter
In this award-winning story, originally published in Reader's Digest in 1969, a father learns to embrace the chaos of his...
15 Cringe-Worthy Stories About the Worst Roommates Ever
And you thought it was bad when your roommates forgot to clean their dishes.
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...
These High Schoolers Wrote Letters to Kurt Vonnegut. This Is What They Got in Response.
Your homework assignment from a famous novelist: Make art. Then destroy it.
“Pull Yourself Together!”: Rob Lowe on the Unexpected Tears of Sending His Son to College
The Emmy award-winning actor had no idea how hard it would be to send his favorite Patriots fan off to...
These 3 Teachers Gave Life Lessons You Can’t Find In a Textbook
Readers remember their most influential teachers who continue to impact their lives long after graduation.
The Unforgettable Legacy of Miss Bessie Taylor Gwynn
The lessons she taught went far beyond the three Rs.