Nancie Atwell, a language arts teacher from Maine, has won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize, sponsored by the Varkey Foundation.
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"Self-reflection is huge, and we don't do enough of that," says Alabama Teacher of the Year Ann Marie Corgill.
February 13, 2015
Three U.S. teachers are finalists for the Global Teacher Prize, which recognizes outstanding educators and comes with a $1 million award.
February 12, 2015
A photo on the popular Humans of New York blog has brought widespread attention to a school in one of New York's most dangerous neighborhoods, raising more than $1.4 million for the school.
January 13, 2015
Now in its 5th year, Standing Ovation for D.C. Teachers recognizes the importance of public school teachers in the nation's capital.
January 12, 2015
A new Tony Award will recognize the work of K-12 and community theater teachers.
September 11, 2014
To fend off corruption, the Chinese government is cracking down on excessive gift-giving during the country's annual celebration of teachers.
May 20, 2014
TNTP, nonprofit teacher-recruitment and policy organization, has announced the four winners of its 3rd annual Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice.
May 12, 2014
How can teachers relive the glory of Teacher Appreciation Week? Here's a small sampling of some of the highlights, to fondly reflect on.
May 07, 2014
An unusually bleak thank-you letter to teachers from Georgia's superintendent of schools strikes a nerve.