I'd be extremely grateful if I was selected to go and will grab the opportunity with both hands.
That wouldn't be the only great thing to come out of applying. I've been checking out the competition, although I don't think you can really call it competition since I've learnt so much from it. I've really enjoyed thinking about what I do and seeing what others do both inside and outside their classrooms. There are some very very talented teachers out there that do amazing things everyday. I've watched lots of the GTA videos and would recommend others do to.
Check out some of their videos, these are just a few of them, there are plenty more on YouTube (I've just added the links to them on YouTube rather than embedding them here).
UPDATE: Thanks to Caren Macconell (@carenmac) has tweeted out a list of all…