Every Kid Needs a Champion
Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, “They don’t pay me to like the kids.” Her response: “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.'” A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level. This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.
As English author John Bunyan once said, “You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” The concept of doing something for someone who cannot repay you goes by a variety of different names. Some call it...read more
Anne Frank once said, “I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.” During an incredibly difficult time in her life and within the world, Anne Frank turned to journaling to channel her thoughts and process through...read more
In today’s fast-paced and technological world, people from different backgrounds, ethnicities and languages are interacting now more than ever before. What used to take weeks to communicate via letter can now be accomplished in mere minutes through a...read more