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.