Teaching+T: Up, Down, And All Around

It has been a challenging and difficult year in education. As many of us head into winter break and a different kind of holiday season this year, allow yourself to feel inspired and uplifted by today's stories. We wish you all a happy, healthy, safe, and relaxing break!  --Daniela

Student Footage of Earth Found 8 Years Later

Eight years ago, high school students in Japan released a weather balloon with an attached smartphone. Now, the cameras have been found and the footage shows Earth's amazing beauty. Read Full Story »

Teacher of Year Shares Prize

A school teacher in India was awarded the 2020 Global Teacher Prize for his work in promoting girls' education. He has vowed to give half of the $1 Million prize money to the runners-up. Read Full Story »

Strangers Build Desks for Students

All desks were sold out but his child needed one to join school from home. So this dad learned to build a desk from scratch. But he didn't stop there. He has now built 150 desks, raised $10,000 in donations, and has inspired others to build homemade desks and give them away. Read Full Story »

'Be The Change' Idea

This week and in the weeks to come, take time for self-care and reflection. This year, teaching brought many challenges but also opportunities to find new ways to connect, to be creative, and to support and inspire others. You went above and beyond to support your students. Now, it is time to rest.