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...
What Colleges Could Look Like When They Reopen
Campus life won’t be quite as carefree as it used to be, thanks to coronavirus.
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."
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.
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...
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.
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!
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...
10 Classes They’ll Start Teaching in Schools in the Next 10 Years
Want to make sure you're not left behind in the next career wave? Take a look at the classes that...
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.
How Handwriting Has Changed Over the Last 100 Years
From beautiful ornate script to texting—handwriting has come a long way in the past century.