Teaching+T: Bright Spots

Kindhearted high schoolers, a professor who loves bugs, and a country supporting its low-income students - this week's stories highlight bright spots in the world of education.  --Daniela

High schoolers step in when no one signs 6th grader's yearbook

His classmates refused to sign his yearbook, so high schoolers rallied and signed with words of encouragement, advice, and even phone numbers. Read Full Story »

Twitter Helps Scientist Find The 'Bug Man', Her Earliest Mentor

Scientist posts on twitter looking for professor who encouraged her love for bugs when she was only 4 years old. Read Full Story »

When France Sent Low-Income Kids to Wealthy Schools

Bussing disadvantaged students to top-notch public schools has led to higher grades, lower drop-out rates and a call for more integration. Read Full Story »

'Be The Change' Idea

A kind word, a shared passion, or a helping hand - reflect on how you can make a difference in a student's or colleague's life and be a bright spot.