I’m a Teacher—Here’s Why I Won’t Go Back to School When It Reopens
A college professor explains why online learning can benefit both teachers and students—and it’s not just about staying safe during...
Students Noticed One Boy Was Wearing the Same Clothes Every Day, so They Stepped in to Help
"They went home and hunted through their own drawers and closets."
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...
11 Ways Teachers Are Going Above and Beyond During Coronavirus
Teaching isn't just a profession—it's a calling. No one embodies this more than these inspirational, innovative teachers, who are doing...
A Man in His 60s Working Towards His Masters Proves That You’re Never too Old to Learn
At 63, Jerry Valencia was determined to get his college degree—and his master’s too.
A 4-Week-Old Baby Was in Desperate Need of a Home. The Couple That Took Him in Knew He Was Meant to ...
Sarah Mouracade thought she would never have a child—then a miracle happened.
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...
How My Neighbor Became My Fairy Godmother When My Toddler Had Cancer
"There was no, 'let me know what I can do,' from Betsy; she just did it."
11 Stories That Prove the Life-Changing Impact of Take Your Daughter to Work Day
Visiting a parent at work can open up all sorts of career possibilities. To find out just how powerful this...
10 Lives That Were Forever Changed Thanks to the Power of Generosity
These stories of radical compassion reveal our inner humanitarians, the part of us that believes that if we live with...
4 First, Humble Jobs of CEOs That Will Remind You Anything Is Possible
When we encounter top industry leaders it seems as though they were always successful. The truth is everyone has to...
You’ll Never Believe What This 11-Year-Old Invented to Save Babies Left in Hot Cars
Tragically, many children die in the summer after accidentally being left in hot cars. But this young inventor is determined...
This Mom Attended Every Class with Her Quadriplegic Son—So The School Surprised with a Degree of Her...
When a mom attended grad school to help her quadriplegic son, her son—and the school—thanked her in the sweetest way...
School Holds Early Graduation Ceremony So Dying Mom Could See Her Daughter Graduate
Make sure you have a box of tissues nearby for this one.
How Ninth Graders from Louisiana Put a Fascinating Spin on Monopoly
Find out how a Louisiana classroom gave one of the most popular board games a brand-new idea.
This Middle School English Teacher Became This Student’s Pen Pal and Lifelong Friend
"More than 50 years later, I still see her smile and think about the advice she gave me."
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.
When Their Baby Chickens Were Stuck in a Snow Storm, This Mom Came to the Rescue in the Most Heroic Way
Kids cheer on their hero mom as she saves the family's chickens from a blizzard.
Watch: Teachers Tell Students What Makes Each of them Special in this Powerful Video
Consider this your daily dose of happiness.
This 15-Second Read About a College Freshman Saying Goodbye to Her Mom Will Make Your Heart Melt
A mom recalls the heartbreaking moment of leaving her daughter at college.
Her Teacher Was Long Dead. Here’s Why This Student Wrote a Touching Thank-You Note Anyway.
This teacher not only taught his class about the periodic table, but also inspiration and curiosity.
A High School Student Attempted to Commit Suicide. You Won’t Believe What Her English Teacher ...
Brittni Darras knows that letters can help save lives.
This Man Draws Portraits of Dying Babies to Bring Peace to Grieving Parents
When families experience their worst nightmare—losing a child—Luigi Quintos comforts them through art.
He Waited 39 Years to Apologize to the Teacher He Wronged. Too Late to Say Sorry?
Larry Israelson walked out on his favorite teacher's class with no explanation. Decades later, Larry mailed Mr. Atteberry a letter...