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National Teacher Day

From School Reform to Reform School

Patricia McGuire | Posted 07.07.2013 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Allocating one day out of 180 days of teaching to celebrate teachers when they are put down the rest of the year is just patronizing. If we really want to honor and celebrate teachers, let's show them some respect, support and encouragement.

Which Celebrities Were Once Teachers? A Pop Quiz

Marlo Thomas | Posted 07.07.2013 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

It's the one thing I tell people about myself that always seems to surprise them: that I was a teacher. I'd just graduated from the University of Southern California, and even though I knew I wanted to go into show business, I tried my hand at teaching for a while -- partly because my father wanted me to get a "real job," but mostly because I loved it.

Great Life Lessons From Famous Teachers (VIDEO)

Posted 05.07.2013 | Teen

High school seniors, if you're anything like TV's most awesome '90s troublemaker, Zack Morris, it might do you well to remember these wise words from ...