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 the pandemic.
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."
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.
I’m a Teacher—Here’s How Homeschooling Is Changing How I Teach
After 40 days (and counting!) homeschooling my own children, while virtually teaching my own high school classes, I'll return to...
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...
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!
14 Incredible Kids Who Changed the World in the Last Decade
For Absolutely Incredible Kid Day on March 19, children and adults alike will be inspired by the amazing accomplishments of...
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.
12 Examples of Handwriting So Perfect It Could Be a Font
Browse through these stunning examples of penmanship that's so lovely you wish it could be a font.
How to Have Neat Handwriting
Improve your penmanship with these simple tips from a handwriting expert and professional calligrapher.
This Is How Much Snow It Takes to Shut Down Schools Across America
Some towns are just better equipped for snowfall than others. Where does yours stack up?
One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Future School Shootings
Here's how one schoolteacher takes time each week to identify and look out for the lonely kids.
This Is What a School Day Looks Like in Other Countries
From recess-filled days to class at sunrise, school around the world sometimes looks very different than it does in the...