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Answering The Call of Champions: From U.S. Army Officer to Early Childhood Teacher

“Those with equal rank or higher remember him by his nickname ‘Baby Captain.’ Others earlier in his career remember him as Second Lieutenant McInnis, and still to so many four and five year olds living in both New Orleans and Washington D.C., Daris McInnis is no doubt their champion.” Cultivate Excellence profiles 2014 Inspired Teaching Fellow Daris McInnis.

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Inspired Teaching supports teachers, students at Think It Up Live

Inspired Teaching’s Cosby Hunt served as an expert mentor and facilitator at Think It Up Live, held at Cardozo Education Campus in Washington, DC. Think It Up aims “to excite students about learning, celebrate teachers, and help innovate the learning experience in America.” The event brought together student-teacher teams to create projects designed by the students to benefit their communities.

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OECD visits Inspired Teaching as part of international study

A team from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) visited the Inspired Teaching Demonstration School to learn about the residency-based Inspired Teacher Certification Program. Inspired Teaching was one of a select few sites in the United States, as the OECD investigates effective, innovative teacher preparation worldwide.

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A Better World through Our Young People

Executive Director Jane Ehrenfeld explains the need for our work in the context of the 2016 presidential election: "In the face of these urgent challenges, what is Inspired Teaching doing? Our answer: it starts in school. For a better world, we must ensure our young people build their capacity as problem solvers, critical thinkers, collaborators, and empathetic changemakers."

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