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November 2012

Aleta Margolis on Al Jazeera English’s The Stream

On Al Jazeera English's The Stream, Inspired Teaching Executive Director Aleta Margolis discussed how all students--not just the winners of the Google Science Fair--should be challenged and encouraged to innovate and create.

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Alternative Certification: The Inspired Teaching Way

True shifts in the educational landscape will happen only with and by teachers. If our Fellows are to develop into changemakers in the field of education, our priority must be creating a program that works to prepare them well, ensuring that they do not exit the profession soon after they join, as tends to be the case with alternative teacher certification programs.

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A Garden Bursting with Student Wonder and Curiosity

Hearing from Chef Yosses that he appreciated and could sense that something was different about how our students were being educated affirmed my belief that the work of our teachers and our school is, in fact, having a deep impact for our students.

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Inspired Teaching Students Head to White House

These farm-to-table learning opportunities are part of the school’s commitment to taking on “ambitious, wonderful projects that light a spark in students and make learning challenging, engaging, and joyful."

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The Limitations of Command and Control Classrooms

Inspired Teaching has taken a very simple idea and built a movement around it: If students in our public schools are to excel, our teachers in our public schools must excel. Everyone, from the parents to the presidential candidates, espouse a similar view with varying levels of rhetorical flourish. It’s now accepted as a truism. But Inspired Teaching understands what a small but growing number of educators and public school advocates know—building a school of excellent teachers is an extraordinarily hard enterprise.

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Public Affairs Expert Joins Board of Directors

November 5, 2012

Inspired Teaching is delighted to welcome Rodney Ferguson, a principal at LipmanHearne, to our board of directors. Ferguson is an expert on public affairs and advocacy marketing and communications with more than 20 years of experience in journalism, public policy communications, and education.

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Inspired Teaching Featured in the LDC Letter

The article highlights our BLISS project, a partnership between Inspired Teaching and the DC Public Schools that uses LDC to align social studies instruction to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in the DC middle schools.

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What We Can Learn from Hurricane Sandy

This devastating storm provides teachable moments, especially for teachers who are invested in inquiry-based and student-directed learning.

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