Teachers’ experiential learning inspires unique opportunities for students to learn, as well. Read about students in school gardens, the White Mountains, the Galapagos Islands, on stage and in Croatia as a result of FFT fellowships.
Follow our Fellows’ learning in Tanzania, the United Kingdom, the Florida Keys, British Columbia and Fiji this summer and read about plans for transforming their classrooms this fall.
In this issue of Odyssey, our 2015 Fellows share their summer learning goals for year-round impact back in the classroom.
Learning that continues beyond the dismissal bell has the potential to change minds and lives. FFT grant recipients featured in this issue apply their new knowledge and skills through classroom curriculum and after-school activities, turning instruction into action through problem-based learning.
Quoting Albert Einstein, “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” In this holiday issue of Odyssey, we highlight the work of Fellows enhancing student understanding through fellowships in Sarajevo, Rome, Hiroshima, Northern Ireland, and Paraguay.
Fund for Teachers is a community committed to the belief that education has the power to transform lives and that teachers catalyze that transformation.
Our readers usually open their Odyssey to read about what our Fellows have done on their fellowships. However, in this issue we dig into what they will do and the motivation behind their fellowship projects. Also in this issue we introduce a new column, “Beyond the Classroom” and new feature, “Fellow Fund Facts”.