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...
One Student Taped a Dollar on the Whiteboard After He Found It on the Ground—Then the Money Started ...
High school students have a lot more power than they may realize.
15 Cringe-Worthy Stories About the Worst Roommates Ever
And you thought it was bad when your roommates forgot to clean their dishes.
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...
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.
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.
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...
“I Wish My Teacher Knew”: One Teacher’s Brilliant Plan to Give Underprivileged Stu...
It's as simple as encouraging her students to write notes saying, "I wish my teacher knew..."
“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.
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.
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
From his students, the teacher learned his lessons slowly but well.
Inspirational Stories: How 5 Extraordinary People Beat All Odds to Graduate
When these strong, powerful people set their minds on higher learning, they wouldn't let everyday challenges get in their way....