Newsletter – Volume 10, Spring 2014

As we prepare to announce our 2014 Fellows, read about what several teachers from our previous class are accomplishing with their grants: Fostering elementary school archaeologists, instigating local water testing based on Siberian science experiments, introducing students to the Gullahs, carving out identities with traditional Maori art and mapping a new STEM curriculum on Easter Island.

Read our recent newsletter, Odyssey.

 

Newsletter – Volume 9, Holiday 2013

The holiday tradition of re-gifting takes on a positive light when education is the gift. In this edition of Odyssey, Fellows share how their FFT grant continues to open opportunities for their students.

Read our recent newsletter, Odyssey.

 
 

FFT Founder Honored by Houston Technology Center

The Houston Technology Center (HTC), announced it will honor Fund for Teachers founder, Raymond Plank, at their “A Celebration of Entrepreneurs” gala. This annual event honors Houston entrepreneurs who have made a significant impact in the community. Learn more about the event, here.

Newsletter – Volume 9, Fall 2013

We know that teaching is an art and a science; teachers are creative and committed to their craft. As evidenced by stories in this issue of Odyssey, effortful practice for these teachers included becoming a propellant in a physics experiment, assimilating into a different culture and returning to the role of student in a seminar. The complexity and the perseverance exercised in the pursuit of new knowledge make these, and all of our Fellows, leaders in their field.

Read our recent newsletter, Odyssey.

 

Newsletter – Volume 9, Summer 2013

We ask so much of our teachers, trusting them to be first responders, fully expecting them to guide every student toward futures as prepared, productive citizens of a global economy. In this issue of Odyssey, we recognize Fellows from across the country doing just that—and so much more.

Read our recent newsletter, Odyssey.

 

Newsletter – Volume 9, Spring 2013

This issue of Odyssey highlights the work of teachers who pursued science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning with Fund for Teachers grants.

Read our recent newsletter, Odyssey.

 
 
 

Newsletter – Volume 8, Holiday 2012

This holiday issue of Odyssey shares stories of teachers who designed Fund for Teachers fellowships to pursue and
create “peace on Earth, good will toward men.”

Read our recent newsletter, Odyssey.

 
 
 

Fellows Study Bosnian Genocide

Pius X educators study Bosnian Genocide through Fund for Teachers summer fellowship
Neighboorhood Extra, Lincoln, Nebraska
December 04, 2012 4:33 pm • Article Submitted

This past summer, two Pius X teachers had the extraordinary hands-on opportunity to explore the historic and social impact of the Bosnian Genocide of the 1990s, thanks to a fellowship they received from Fund for Teachers. Through this grant, World Geography teacher Shiela Sievert and English teacher Sandra Sullivan travelled to Croatia and Bosnia to witness firsthand how the Balkan people have dealt with the aftermath of a modern genocide.
(more…)