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An urban school serving needy kids posted big test gains. How did they do it?

2011 Inspired Teaching Fellow Milton Bryant was featured in a piece published in the Washington Post about the successes of Ketcham Elementary School. The school, where 100% of students qualify for free and reduced-price meals, recently posted major gains on standardized tests aligned with the Common Core.

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Working Together to Re-imagine Learning

Inspired Teaching recently attended the international Re-imagine Learning Globalizer Summit in London. The Summit welcomed representatives from the business, philanthropic, nonprofit, and academic sectors, and provided Inspired Teaching the opportunity to share its strategic plan with thought partners and expert advisors from Sesame Workshop, the LEGO Foundation, Accenture, and Ashoka Europe.

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Fellows integrate technology into their study of mnemonic devices and brain-based learning.

Inspired Teaching to pilot new, online challenge

In line with Inspired Teaching’s vision of changing school from a place that prizes compliance to a place that promotes engagement, Inspired Teaching is piloting the online Instigator of Thought Challenge.

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Teacher Feature – Mr. Milton (Mickey) Bryant

"Inspired Teaching is focused on the whole child. That connected with me because as a kid, I needed someone to connect with me on a social-emotional level. Other kids need that as well. That’s really the foundation for all success in the classroom: really building strong relationships with the kids, making them feel welcomed and respected." Read more from Mr. Milton (Mickey) Bryant, a 2011 Inspired Teaching Fellow and a teacher and instructional coach at Ketcham Elementary School.

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2013 Fellow Zia makes it his mission to “appreciate the brilliance in every child.” Apply by 11/21

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