Cover Photo: A silhouetted photo of a long-haired person raising their arm to write mathematical equations on a glowing whiteboard.
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Why Don’t American Schools Value Creativity?

High school almost crushed my dream of being a writer. Now, as an educator, I’m trying to be the teacher I never had.

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Paradise Lost


Use the order of operations to solve the equation. Look for the repeating motif of green lights in . Memorize the steps of mitosis.


Erin Crosby-Eckstine is a writer and teacher in Brooklyn. Her bylines have appeared in HelloGiggles and The Cut