April 03, 2013 / Vicki Phillips
New York City school teacher Jane Viau goes from making money to making a difference.
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March 22, 2013 / Melinda Gates
Recently, 250 teachers gathered in San Diego to compare notes on some of the big challenges they face: how to reach disengaged students, use technology in the classroom, and build meaningful relationships with their peers.
March 18, 2013 / Vicki Phillips
Memphis teacher Meah King, delivers powerful TED-style talk at Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teachers and Teaching (ECET2) Convening.
March 12, 2013 / Vicki Phillips
ECET2, an exciting 3 days spent with extraordinary teachers - learning, sharing, collaborating, and celebrating!
February 28, 2013 /
Nine teachers shared their experiences with the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project, as well as a new report, Reflections from the Classroom, which lays out teachers’ suggestions for supporting effective teaching.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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