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Media Round-up for Nancie Atwell's Global Teacher Prize


Nancie Atwell is on a whirlwind media tour after her Global Teacher Prize win. Below you can find a round-up of all mentions and appearances in major news outlets from across the globe. (This post will update throughout the week. Check back often for new items. -Ed.)



GTP: Official announcement from the Global Teacher Prize

​AP: Maine Teacher Wins $1 Million Global Teacher Prize in Dubai

New York Times: Maine Teacher Wins $1 Million Global Prize in Dubai 

The Guardian: US teacher wins $1m for developing reading and writing skills

USA Today: U.S. writing teacher wins $1M 'Nobel Prize of Teaching' 

Jezebel: English Teacher from Maine Wins International Global Teacher Prize 

UPI: Maine Teacher wins $1 Million Education Prize 

AOL: Teacher Wins First Ever Million-Dollar Teaching Award

Miami Herald: U.S. teacher Nancie Atwell wins $1 million prize 

Bangor Daily News: Maine educator Nancie Atwell wins Global Teacher Prize 

Portland Press Herald: First 'Nobel Prize for Teaching' goes to Mainer 

Daily Mail: Maine teacher who has been in the classroom for more than 40 years wins $1million and 'Nobel prize of teaching' 

International Business Times: US Teacher Nancy [sic] Atwell wins $1m 'Novel prize for teaching' in Dubai 

The Independent: Nancie Atwell: Teacher named 'best in the world' donates $1m prize to her school

Tes Connect: $1m 'Nobel prize for teaching' goes to US English teacher 

WCSH6.com: Edgecomb teacher wins $1 million Global Education Prize

Gulf News: US teacher wins $1 million Global Teacher Prize

Wiscasset Newspaper: Million-dollar win: Edgecomb educator Nancie Atwell earns major prize.

WMTW ABC Affiliate: Maine educator wins international award



Portland Press Herald: Global Teacher Prize Winner from Maine reflects on award 

Boston Globe: Maine teacher to donate $1 million award to demonstration school

NPR: Nancie Atwell of Maine Wins $1 Million Global Teaching Prize 

Education Week: Nancie Atwell Wins $1 Million Teaching Prize 

Boothbay Register: Pingree calls Maine teacher who won $1 million prize "inspiration to us all"

International Business Times: World's top teacher urges fight against 'scripted education' in US and UK 

Khaleej Times: Nancie Atwell named world's best teacher 

​Times of Oman: US teacher wins $1 mn global prize in Dubai

Yibada: Global Teacher Awardee Gives Away $1 Million Cash Prize

Newser: US Teacher Wins $1M Prize, Plans to Give It Away

The American Bazaar: Nancie Atwell from Maine wins $1 million Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize

BBC: Global teacher prize winner to give away $1m

MBPN: Southport Teacher Wins $1 Million Global Teacher Prize



CNN: First 'Nobel Prize of Teaching' winner gets $1 million. 

Huffington Post Live: Nancie Atwell, Global Teacher Prize Winner. Her interview starts at 22:02. 

Forbes: This Is What It Takes To Win The $1M Global Teacher Prize

Christian Science Monitor: Why this Maine teacher received the world's first Global Teacher Prize

WSJ Live: Meet Nancie Atwell, Winner of First Global Teacher Prize



The Diane Ravitch Blog: Maine Teacher Wins $1 Million Prize, Advises Young People Not to Enter Teaching Because of Common Core and Testing



ABC News: Teacher Honored for Teaching Both Students and Teachers

People Magazine: Winner of the $1 Million Global Teacher Prize Donates All to Education

The Washington Post: "Great books that inspire a love of reading in kids - recommended by kids" by Nancie Atwell

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree: Congresswoman Chellie Pingree recognizes Maine teacher Nancie Atwell in Congress

The Guardian: The world's best teacher lives in rural Maine and doesn't care about test scores

Desert News National: Global teaching award winner urges students to shun Common Core

Washington Post: The 'most powerful' classroom innovation - by the $1 million teaching prize winner


Heinemann Blog Posts

Congratulations, Nancie Atwell!

Watch Nancie Atwell's Acceptance Speech for the Global Teacher Prize

View Photos of Nancie Atwell's Win at the Global Teacher Prize Ceremony

View a Storify Tweet Stream of the Global Teacher Prize

U.S. Senators Collins and King Congratulate Nancie Atwell

Topics: Video, Global Teacher Prize, GTP, Heinemann, Nancie Atwell

Date Published: 03/17/15

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