Nancie Atwell wins $1 million Global Teacher Prize in Dubai


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Ques. Who won the $1 million global teacher prize?

Ans. Nancie Atwell.


Nancie Atwell, an English teacher from rural Maine won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize in Dubai.

She has dedicated 42 years of her life working as an innovator and pioneer in teaching literature. Nancie announced in a statement that she would like to dedicate the full amount of prize to the Center for Teaching and Learning which was founded in 1990 in Edgecomb.

There were 9 more finalists selected for this award.

The award was created to be the largest prize of its kind and to serve as a sort-of Nobel Prize for one exceptional teacher each year.

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