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There’s SO much parenting advice out there, and it can be hard to know how to weed out the good from the bad. But we’ve done our best to give you the Reader’s Digest version of honest, heartfelt parenting tips and stories.

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36 Teacher Quotes That Inspire a Love of Learning

These teacher quotes truly capture the priceless value of all educators and how their influence can touch lives.

60+ Back-to-School Supplies Every Student Needs

You’ll need a lot more than three-ring binders and pencils to kick off the school year right—and lucky for you,...


The Best Affordable Laptops for Back-to-School

These budget-friendly laptops are perfect for students and casual web surfers. You're welcome!


The Most Stylish and Fun Backpacks for School and Work

Zappos has the best selection of backpacks to tote your gear to work and school. Here are our favorites, from...


37 Best Back-to-School Sales Happening Right Now

Back-to-school sales are officially in full swing, and you're about to save big. Funnel your newfound cash into your kids’...

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40 Back to School Memes That’ll Crack You Up

Whether you're a longtime parent or brand new teacher, you'll be cackling at these memes before the big day.


The 10 Silliest Snow Day Superstitions You Believed as a Kid

Remember when a snow day meant sledding followed by hot chocolate and a cartoon binge? No wonder we would try...

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This Is What School Was Like 100 Years Ago

Your great- (or great-great) grandparents really did have to walk five miles in the snow to get to school! Here's...


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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.


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How Hackers Could Use Virtual Schooling to Steal Your Information

Are you doing everything you can to keep your family safe during the pandemic? If you’re not taking proactive measures...


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.

11 Old-School Classroom Items Everyone Forgets

When's the last time you saw an overhead projector? Take a trip down memory lane with these old-school school items.


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10 Best Face Masks for Teachers on Amazon

Keep students, faculty, and staff safe during back-to-school season with these best face masks for teachers for coronavirus protection on...


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Heartwarming Stories of Teachers Who Changed Their Students’ Lives

Good educators share knowledge. 
Great ones make an impression that stays in their students’ hearts forever.


I’m a Teacher Who’s Back at School—Here’s What What’s Worrying Me the Most

Between worrying about her students' mental health, her own physical health, and lack of community support, there's a lot keeping...


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12 Homeschooling Cartoons Every Parent Will Relate to Right Now

A lot of parents around the world had to learn how to become teachers overnight. Sometimes, the only way to...

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14 Things to Do Now to Prepare for Back to School

Whether the kids will be distance learning or in-person learning this school year, here are 14 back-to-school transition tips you...


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The Real Reason the School Year Doesn’t Start in January

This year, going back to school is fraught with challenges and personal decisions. But while we're on the subject, isn’t...


What My Students Taught Me About Implicit Bias (Including My Own)

We all have implicit bias. My students awakened me to my own.


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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,...


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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...


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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...


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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.

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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...


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What Colleges Could Look Like When They Reopen

Campus life won’t be quite as carefree as it used to be, thanks to coronavirus.


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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...


I’m a White Teacher—And Here’s What I Wish I Could Have Taught My White Students About R...

Kids ignorance isn't their fault—it's ours. And it's up to us to fix it.


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."