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Teaching that Inspires

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

opinion

Nick Smith, teacher, tyee fellowship journalist

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.

By Nick Smith, 2 Sep 2008


news

Sharon MacKenzie

Get Kids out of the Classroom!

Plug them into their community, and they thrive. Second in a Tyee reader-funded series.

By Nick Smith, 5 Sep 2008


opinion

Catherine Murray

Small Schools, Next Big Thing

Kids learn better in more focused, familiar settings. Third in a Tyee reader-funded series.

By Nick Smith, 9 Sep 2008


opinion

Don Tapscott

Learning 2.0

New breed of teacher blends Facebook with textbooks. Fourth in a Tyee reader-funded series.

By Nick Smith, 12 Sep 2008


opinion

Kit Grauer

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.

By Nick Smith, 16 Sep 2008


opinion

Milton Chen

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.

By Nick Smith, 19 Sep 2008


Real Cities Give Their People Places to Pee

Public washrooms should be plentiful and accessible, says one scholar. And cities that do flush, flourish.

By Christopher Cheung