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 –
A third-grader student gave his teacher the surprise of her life as he offered her his birthday money, thinking teachers are not being paid enough. Just before Halloween, teacher Mary Hall Chambers was surprised by a folder in her classroom at Gorrie Elementary school in Tampa. Inside were $15 cash and a note from her
A Kentucky elementary school teacher went to great lengths to make sure that a student with a physical disability wouldn’t miss out on one of the most important school activities of the year. 10-year-old Ryan King had Spina bifida, a condition that has made her paralyzed from the waist down ever since she was a
When this third-grader got a perfect score on his reading test, his teacher decided to congratulate him in the most special way! Eight-year-old Christopher Abney of Valley, Alabama, just earned a 100% score in his reading test. For his teacher, Mrs. Willonda Caffie, such a feat deserves special recognition. A few days after Christopher’s achievement,
There is truly no limit to what a united community of people can accomplish. And David Green and his wife Megan, can attest to this fact when their child was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The couple’s one-year-old daughter Kinsley is battling cancer, and when Megan posted a call for help on social media, the family