Education

The True Story of a Brother Who Gave Up His Education to Allow His Sister to Graduate

The True Story of a Brother Who Gave Up His Education to Allow His Sister to Graduate
People
year ago

People can form unique ties with one another, and these bonds may even endure for a whole lifetime. However, there is one that cannot be broken or matched by anyone: the bond between siblings. The invisible line that connects siblings is one-of-a-kind and irreplaceable, and the subjects of today’s piece are a perfect example of this. Nothing compares to the nobility of this brother’s sacrifice of his career for the sake of his sister’s future.

The Story About the First Person in Europe With Down Syndrome Who Managed to Get an Education and Find a Job

The Story About the First Person in Europe With Down Syndrome Who Managed to Get an Education and Find a Job
People
4 years ago

In 2009, the Spanish film Me, Too was released. The main character of the film is a guy with Down syndrome. This disease did not prevent him from becoming a college graduate, a teacher, and a fan of art. The movie is fictional, but it could easily be a documentary. The thing is, the main part in the film about the only person in Europe with Down Syndrome that managed to get a college degree and find a job is really played by the only European man with Down syndrome and a college degree — Pablo Pineda.

12 Teachers Who Gained the Respect of Their Students With a Memorable Act

12 Teachers Who Gained the Respect of Their Students With a Memorable Act
Curiosities
3 months ago

Online, there are touching stories about teachers who deeply impacted their students’ lives with their kindness, dedication and even unique methods. These educators went beyond their duties to support and encourage their students, leaving a lasting impression. Shared with gratitude, these stories highlight the profound influence teachers have on shaping their students’ futures.

12 Stories of Teachers Who Taught Their Students What Is True Kindness

12 Stories of Teachers Who Taught Their Students What Is True Kindness
People
4 months ago

People got together online to share touching stories about teachers who were a beacon of altruism and compassion. These educators showed real kindness by helping students in tough times, and they never forgot it. And these stories remind us of the powerful impact teachers can have in shaping lives and giving valuable lessons to children.

A Girl Who Gave Birth at 14 Brilliantly Passes Her Final Exams, Despite Teacher Saying “She Would Never Make It”

A Girl Who Gave Birth at 14 Brilliantly Passes Her Final Exams, Despite Teacher Saying “She Would Never Make It”
People
10 months ago

Melissa McCabe, 16, is a teenage mom who fell pregnant when she was just 14 years old. She once went viral with a video showing her taking her small son to prom. Melissa struggled with criticism from other people and faced prejudice from her fellow pupils and even teachers. But she proved everyone wrong and finished her full-time study while looking after her child, and now she’s got her brilliant exam results and many plans for the future.

A Man Who Couldn’t Read Until the Age of 18 Becomes One of the Youngest Professors at Cambridge University

A Man Who Couldn’t Read Until the Age of 18 Becomes One of the Youngest Professors at Cambridge University
People
year ago

Jason Arday was diagnosed with autism, developmental delays, and learning difficulties as a young child. As a result, he couldn’t speak until he was 11 and was illiterate until his late teens. Furthermore, professionals predicted that he would never be able to live unassisted and would need constant care. Despite all the odds being stacked against him, Arday is now one of the youngest professors in the UK. His inspiring story proves that pursuing your dreams always pays off, even if many hurdles must be overcome on the way.

16 Teachers Who Become Unforgettable Once They Enter a Classroom

16 Teachers Who Become Unforgettable Once They Enter a Classroom
Curiosities
year ago

During our school years, we might find attending classes and learning new things tedious. Luckily, some teachers go beyond their basic responsibilities and use their charisma and creativity to make an everlasting impression on their students. So much so that many students have even dedicated posts to show their appreciation.

10+ Stories About Teachers Who Got Admiration in Their Students’ Eyes

10+ Stories About Teachers Who Got Admiration in Their Students’ Eyes
People
2 years ago

Teachers are extremely important in our society. They prepare the younger generation for life, and by doing so, they contribute greatly to a brighter and happier future for all of us. This profession is far from being a simple one, but with its many challenges comes an appropriate award: admiration and love from their students who throw them surprise wedding showers or bring them their favorite coffee.

16 Teachers Who Know No Limits to Creativity

16 Teachers Who Know No Limits to Creativity
People
year ago

Being a teacher is a tough but exciting job. They may see a student pull a pillow out of a backpack and go to sleep during exam week, and even their dog can make work more complicated by eating a student’s homework.

15+ Alumni Shared Stories About the Special Teachers They Will Never Forget

15+ Alumni Shared Stories About the Special Teachers They Will Never Forget
People
2 years ago

When we are kids we all complain about having to go to school. This is classic. But later on, when we grow up, we remember it fondly, and at the same time with a certain melancholy. An important part of these memories is linked to those people who helped us gain more knowledge: our teachers. There are all kinds: serious, funny, demanding, relaxed, friendly, and so on. This becomes clear when we see a large number of stories from former students where they tell some of the anecdotes they experienced with their teachers.

15+ Cool Teachers Who Make Students Want to Rush to Be in Their Class

15+ Cool Teachers Who Make Students Want to Rush to Be in Their Class
Curiosities
4 years ago

Being a teacher is truly a calling. As experience shows, in order to motivate students to take classes with pleasure and have respect for their teacher, it’s not enough to just know your subject well. It’s necessary to be able to amaze and surprise your students with vivid experiments, a good attitude, and, of course, an extraordinary sense of humor.

Teachers Did an Experiment to Show the Power of Handwashing, and You Won’t Be Able to Stay Unimpressed

Teachers Did an Experiment to Show the Power of Handwashing, and You Won’t Be Able to Stay Unimpressed
Health
year ago

Sometimes a visual is better than words — especially when it comes to explaining something to children. That’s exactly what Jaralee Annice Metcalf, a behavioral specialist, and her colleague Dayna Robertson, a teacher at Discovery Elementary School in Idaho Falls, decided to do to show their pupils the importance of washing their hands properly. And now the whole world is following their example!

7 Teachers Whose Ingenuity and Dedication Deserve to Be Celebrated

7 Teachers Whose Ingenuity and Dedication Deserve to Be Celebrated
People
2 years ago

Teaching is not merely a profession, but a way of life, passion, and enthusiasm. It is believed that the teacher’s impact on student academic achievements is 2 or 3 times greater than other school-related factors. If you think back to your school days, you’ll definitely remember that one teacher who went above and beyond to inspire and motivate you in your activities. The influence of a great educator can hardly be erased from one’s memory.

My Boyfriend Places Sheets on All of the Furniture When I’m on My Period

My Boyfriend Places Sheets on All of the Furniture When I’m on My Period
Relationships
5 days ago

In today’s article, we dive into a story that might sound like it’s ripped from a sitcom script, but instead reveals a troubling reality many women still face in 2024. Our reader Maria shares a tale of romance gone awry, featuring white sheets, misguided intentions, and a boyfriend’s startling misconception about menstruation. At first glance, this might seem like a humorous anecdote about relationship quirks. But as we peel back the layers, we uncover a more serious issue.

My Granddaughter Kicked Me Out Because I Had No Money Left, I Taught Her a Lesson She Will Never Forget

My Granddaughter Kicked Me Out Because I Had No Money Left, I Taught Her a Lesson She Will Never Forget
Family & kids
3 weeks ago

A woman, 65, has penned an emotional letter to our editorial and shared her story that made a huge stir among us. She shared how she raised her grandkids as her own kids after their parents died in a bad accident. The woman went through a lot and gave these children the best of lives, only to discover later that her granddaughter want to get rid of her because she had no money left. But the loving grandma didn't want to swallow this bitter pill and decided to teach her a lesson that they'll probably remember for the rest of their lives.

I Ditched My Stepmom, Who Raised Me From My Childbirth, In Favor of My Bio Mother

I Ditched My Stepmom, Who Raised Me From My Childbirth, In Favor of My Bio Mother
Family & kids
month ago

A woman, named Sarah, penned a heartfelt letter to our editorial. Sarah is torn by the sense of guilt that she’s feeling towards her stepmom, because the woman feels that she’s mistreated the person, who raised her like her own daughter. But at the same time, Sarah feels she had no other choice, because her biological mom showed up during the most significant event in her life. The woman gave us the details of this intricate family story, leaving it to our readers whether to judge her or to support her with a piece of good advice.

I Refused to Mask My Wife’s Daughter as a Family Friend

I Refused to Mask My Wife’s Daughter as a Family Friend
Family & kids
month ago

Life’s journey often leads us to unexpected crossroads where difficult decisions must be made. Thomas, a member of our community, recently found himself grappling with such a dilemma and has reached out to BrightSiders for guidance. His story underscores the universal truth that challenges are an inherent part of the human experience, and seeking advice and support from others can provide clarity and solace in navigating through the hard choices.