Curtis Acosta responds to the winners of the Spring 2015 "Learning That Matters" essay competition.
Read Nancy's essay about how a classroom visitor helped her share a secret with her classmates.
Read Jennifer's essay about two teachers who taught her to love learning.
Read Chiwon's essay about how her "Making It Real" class made her feel like a superhero in training.
Read Annabel's essay about why stories about transgender people should be included in the curriculum.
Read Noah's essay about how self-directed learning inspires him to make the world a better place.
We received many powerful essays for the Spring 2015 Writing Competition. Though not every participant can win the contest, we'd like to share some excerpts that caught our eye.
Read Leah's essay about replacing worry with bravery.
Read Rechanne's essay about the impact that worry has on her and her family.
Read Melanie's essay about how a person's worries can define them, for better or for worse.
Read Carolina's essay about how letting go of worry helped her deal with the effects of Vitiligo, an autoimmune disease affecting skin pigmentation.
Akaya Windwood responds to the winners of the Winter 2015 "Letting Go of Worry" essay competition.
Read Margaret's essay about replacing her worry with gratitude.