Fund for Teachers - The Podcast

by Carrie Caton

Fund for Teachers is a national nonprofit that awards grants for self-designed fellowships to America's most innovative preK-12 teachers. This is a podcast to elevate these public/private/charter school educators as inspiring architects of their careers, classrooms and school communities. 
Non-Profit
Education

Podcast episodes

  • Season 3

  • S03 E07 - Pivoting from Environmental Innovator to Educational Incubator

    S03 E07 - Pivoting from Environmental Innovator to Educational Incubator

    For the first time in our 20-year history, Fund for Teachers will host a national convening of educators called Plan It for the Planet – An Environmental Summit on Saturday, April 10th. This free virtual event, cohosted by the Ass...

    Mar 17 2021
    Mar 17 2021
    27:40
  • S03 E06 - Learning the Language of Math While Learning English - A Pi Day Podcast

    S03 E06 - Learning the Language of Math While Learning English - A Pi Day Podcast

    When Enkeleda Gjoni’s students enter her math class, learning geometry is the least of their problems. One hundred percent of her students are English Language Learners, as was Enkeleda when she immigrated from Albania with “only ...

    Mar 12 2021
    Mar 12 2021
    22:46
  • S03 E05 - Staying Gold with The Outsiders

    S03 E05 - Staying Gold with The Outsiders

    Each generation has a novel. For teenagers today, it might be The Hunger Games, for the generation before, Harry Potter. It’s the book that ushered students into reading when nothing else would. For those of us who grew up in the ...

    Jan 15 2021
    Jan 15 2021
    26:55
  • S03 E04 - Getting Advice on Crafting an FFT Proposal from Maine's Teacher of the Year

    S03 E04 - Getting Advice on Crafting an FFT Proposal from Maine's Teacher of the Year

    Are you considering applying for a Fund for Teachers grant, but don’t know where to start? What better place than to take advice from Maine’s 2021 Teacher of the Year and Fund for Teachers Fellow Cindy Soule. Cindy is a 4th grade ...

    Dec 04 2020
    Dec 04 2020
    21:37
  • S03 E03 - Finding Peace Via the Maori and Lakota - A Thanksgiving Episode

    S03 E03 - Finding Peace Via the Maori and Lakota - A Thanksgiving Episode

    A CNN report cites that after America’s 2016 presidential election, our collective stress “metastasized into a full on cultural disorder” called American Thanksgiving Anxiety. So what are we approaching in the wake of the 2020 ele...

    Nov 19 2020
    Nov 19 2020
    24:28