Janet Throgmorton knows that being a principal meant that she would have to wear many hats. Because of the world’s current situation, the devoted educator was compelled to fulfill a new and essential role. “Miss Janet,” as her students call her, recently became Fancy Farm Elementary’s newest school bus driver. She stepped up and assumed
This Kansas teacher wanted to “lighten the mood” during a virtual class, so she came up with the most hilarious prank. Emma Ginder is a third-grade teacher from Topeka whose recent practical joke had her students and the whole internet laughing. In a video recording of the prank, Ginder instructed her students to bring out
A teacher in New Jersey received a limited edition car from Mazda after making thousands of personal protective equipment for healthcare workers during the height of the pandemic. When Jason Erdreich, 26, heard the news about front line workers scrambling for PPEs during the start of the pandemic, he knew he had to step up
Knowing that you’re debt-free is one of the greatest feelings in the world. That’s exactly what Chelsea Haley of Marietta, Georgia, felt when she cleared a total of $48,683.41 in debt! This sum includes her student loans with interest and the amount she owed in credit cards. She achieved this feat five years after adopting
Due to the coronavirus outbreak sweeping across the globe, non-essential establishments around the country are currently closed. Over a million people have succumbed to COVID-19, which has claimed not only lives but also many other important things. Thousands of individuals have lost their jobs, small businesses are struggling to get by, and people have lost
It was India’s former president, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam who said that teaching is a noble profession. Educators shape the character, caliber, and future of an individual. Now that schools all over the world are closed, and academic calendars are still in limbo, teachers are forced to stay at home. However, not even the
When this Florida teacher learned that her local hospital needed wipes, she instantly knew where she could get them: from the empty classrooms in her school. Rebecca Talaia, who teaches at Indialantic Elementary School in Brevard County, Florida, found out about the situation when she spoke to a mom of one of her sixth-grade students.
A teacher in a Kentucky high school recently witnessed an incredible act of kindness he will never forget. The gesture of compassion was extended by one of his students towards a classmate who was struggling academically. On February 21, a Letcher County Central High School history teacher named Winston Lee shared a photo of an
When Colleen Powell, a SPED teacher, walked down the aisle at her wedding, she knew that she wanted two people to give her away to her future husband – her father, Greg Costello, and her 10-year-old student, Dominic May. Dominic has Down syndrome and is non-verbal, yet he’s touched Colleen’s heart in so many ways.
Nobody knows dedication like Sharon Bradley, an 85-year-old educator who teaches health science at Naaman Forest High School outside Dallas. While most people her age are already enjoying their retirement years, Sharon doesn’t see herself taking the same path. Work keeps her alive, and the fact that she hasn’t missed a single day of class
What’s the most recent activity you did in your social media account that you can be proud of? Did you post a meme or vine for your followers to get a good laugh? Or did you create a fundraising page for timely environmental issues to raise awareness? As for Kristen Bell, she did a noble
As a special education teacher, Kerry Bremer’s job requires a lot of patience and understanding. But for one of her former students, Kerry gave more than that – she gave him a loving home and a family to call his own. The Massachusetts resident first met Jake Manning – a boy with Down syndrome –