This Teenage Maestro Just Surprised His Piano Teacher With The Greatest Gift

This Teenage Maestro Just Surprised His Piano Teacher With The Greatest Gift

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Music is a special kind of medicine. It can give a person hope and inspire others. The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with a life-threatening medical condition once every 37 minutes in the United States. These wishes range from trips to Disney World to serving as a police officer for a day and are a unique way to make the kids forget about their health issues, if only for a day. However, it’s not common that a miracle kid chooses to honor someone else with their wish. But that’s exactly what 15-year-old Andrew chose to do with his miracle wish. The teen was diagnosed with a life-threatening autoimmune disease and knew that there was only one way he wanted use his wish. During his miracle celebration, Make-A-Wish volunteers, family, and friends joined in to surprise Andrew’s mentor and piano teacher, Mr. Fischer… Check out […]

They Began Singing In A High School Hallway And She Immediately Started Crying

They Began Singing In A High School Hallway And She Immediately Started Crying

We don’t realize it, but our high school teachers meet us during some of our most formative years. That’s why, if you think really hard, you can probably come up with one in particular who played a huge role in making you the person you are today. For a number of students at Morgan Park High School in Illinois, that person was chorus teacher Ms. Gabrielyn Watson. Upon hearing about her struggles with health issues, they got together to show her just how much they appreciate all she taught them. (via FaithIt) What a great group! Not only did she teach them all amazing singing skills, it seems she taught them a thing or two about kindness. Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/caring-chorus/

Teachers Taught You These Things In School. Little Did You Know, They Aren't Facts.

Teachers Taught You These Things In School. Little Did You Know, They Aren’t Facts.

Impressionable young minds currently sit in classrooms across America, believing their teachers know everything. They couldn’t be more wrong. Teachers are human, just like you and I, so it shouldn’t be shocking to learn that they mess up every so often. But who knew they were teaching us things that are just plain wrong? We were completely mislead by these “facts” on topics like space travel and Napoleon. These “facts” were so widespread outside classrooms, to the point where it’s not our teachers’ fault for relaying them… 1.) Blue veins contain blue blood that’s deoxygenated. Flickr Blood is always red, no matter what. Veins are only blue because fat absorbs low frequencies in light. This leaves only the highly energetic blue light to pass through your skin. 2.) You only have five senses. Flickr You actually have a ton, including hunger, thirst, movement, pressure, itchiness, and the need to use […]

29 Awesome Teachers Who Love Their Jobs And Aren't Afraid To Show It

29 Awesome Teachers Who Love Their Jobs And Aren’t Afraid To Show It

May 3 is National Teacher Day, which means that we have an opportunity to tell amazing educators how much we appreciate their hard work. After all, what job is more meaningful than shaping young minds? Whether they’re leading classes full of kindergarteners or standing at the helm of college lectures, teachers do some of the most important work in the world. And some are a cut above the rest. In honor of this holiday, let’s take a look the antics of 29 hilarious teachers. 1. No more making out, kids. Reddit / Amk1221amk 2. Honesty is the best policy. Reddit / Purler33 3. Need to go to the bathroom? Heed Liam’s warning. Reddit / Irrelevantusername31 4. When you ask this teacher for a pen, this is what you get. Well played, sir. Reddit / masturprobation 5. These teachers take “Magnum, P.I.” seriously. Reddit / goonch4 6. Here lies Pluto. Reddit […]

400 Students Surprise Their Teacher Battling Cancer By Singing Outside His Home

400 Students Surprise Their Teacher Battling Cancer By Singing Outside His Home

A lesson on love and compassion isn’t normally something you’d expect to get from high school students. But that’s exactly what we got when a group of more than 400 students from Nashville’s Christ Presbyterian Academy. They showed up outside the home of their cancer-stricken teacher to sing songs of worship after his illness prevented him from traveling to school to do what he loves. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); Ben Ellis, who teaches latin and Bible studies at the academy, is currently battling an aggressive form of cancer. When his kids heard he was having a tough time being away from the classroom, the entire student body and faculty drove to his house to worship with their teacher. It’s an incredible show of compassion that will have you reaching for the tissues. What an incredibly emotional moment. I can only begin to imagine how much that meant to Mr. Ellis. […]