Veteran public school teacher Nick Smith seeks out educators who are using innovative techniques to fire up students and put best classroom practices into action. The generous donations of Tyee readers fund the Tyee Fellowships for Investigative and Solutions Reporting. If you are interested in applying for a fellowship, you can find out more here. If you are interested in possibly making a tax-deductible donation to the Tyee Fellowship Funds, and want to learn more about them, click here.
In This Series
In Search of A+ Teaching
One teacher's quest to learn from the best educators he can find. First in a Tyee reader-funded series.
Get Kids out of the Classroom!
Plug them into their community, and they thrive. Second in a Tyee reader-funded series.
Small Schools, Next Big Thing
Kids learn better in more focused, familiar settings. Third in a Tyee reader-funded series.
New breed of teacher blends Facebook with textbooks. Fourth in a Tyee reader-funded series.
We Can Teach Teachers Better
Pro-D workshops aren't enough. It takes expert mentoring, teamwork and sweat. Fifth in a Tyee reader-funded series.
Time to Reset the School Clock
Every kid is different. Why force each mind to fit the same timetable? Last in a Tyee reader-funded series.