I’m a Teacher—Here’s What I Really Want You to Know About Remote Learning
One elementary school teacher explains why she thinks it’s essential for kids to head back to the classroom this fall,...
Back-to-School Shopping in 2020: How to Save Amid Uncertainty
Finally, some good news about the upcoming school year: You don’t have to spend a fortune to get everything your...
14 Crazy Facts About Earth You Never Learned in School
The planet is almost 25,000 miles around and 4.54 billion years old, and humans are still discovering some of the...
Back to School 2020: Navigating the New Normal
Parents, teachers, and school districts are grappling with the risks of various learning scenarios. Here are some things to think...
12 Tech Tools Kids Can’t Learn Without This Fall
Tech and education experts share the tools and must-have gear that will help kids thrive in the coming school year.
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...
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...
Why I May Not Send My Son Back to School This Fall
Parents have some tough decisions when it comes to weighing the pros and cons of sending kids back to the...
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."
Why I’m Actually Happy My Graduation Was All Virtual
I've had a real graduation and a virtual one, and I have to say, my virtual celebration was pretty amazing!
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...
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!
Here’s Why People Give Teachers Apples
The story behind this one goes all the way back to schoolhouses on the western frontier.
15 Weird Museums You Never Knew Existed
Some museums hold stranger collections than others. Here’s our list of the exceptionally odd ones.
I’ve Homeschooled My Kids for 3 Years—These Are My Best Tricks
While many parents are being forced into homeschooling for the very first time because of COVID-19, I've been doing it...
Can You Pass This Elementary School Math Test?
Kids today... are tackling some serious math problems. Take this test to see if you can keep up with the...
45 Free Online College Courses from the Best Colleges and Universities
Not all college-level education has to cost you an arm and a leg!
Can You Pass This Quiz of 4th Grade Science Questions?
Elementary school science is probably where you learned a lot of what you know about how the natural world works....
A Muslim Exchange Student and a Christian Girl from Texas Became Inseparable Friends. Then the Unthi...
Sabika was a Muslim exchange student from Pakistan. Jaelyn was a homeschooled Christian. Somehow, they became inseparable—until the unthinkable happened.
Why Writing—Not Typing—Will Make You Smarter
Choosing a pen over a keyboard does wonders for your memory.
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...
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.