January 2016

Inspired Teaching’s Intentions for the New Year

In this piece, Inspired Teaching's Aleta Margolis writes about Inspired Teaching's resolutions for 2016, all of which stem from our mission to build a better school experience for every child.

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Real World History hosts second annual interschool seminar, discussing works by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Real World History hosted its second annual interschool seminar at Cardozo High School, welcoming students from School without Walls, Georgetown Day School, and LaSalle-Backus Education Campus to discuss the writing of Ta-Nehisi Coates.

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Four ways I used constraints to develop rich learning experiences

"That’s because rich learning experiences are a result of creativity. The MI Deck provides teachers with seeds to generate their ideas, thereby enabling the creative process in lesson planning." Read more from Inspired Teaching Fellow Zia Hassan about his creation, the MI Deck.

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Happy-Sad New Year: an Inspired Teacher presents a play about what we can learn from being blue

In this piece, Inspired Teacher Leader and playwright Nicole McGill writes about her new play, Life After Death, and how the loss of her brother motivated her to explore how we experience and talk about grief.

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Teaching Doctors at Hart

In this piece, Inspired Teacher Leader Nicole McGill writes about why she and her colleagues at Hart Middle School decided to create a "Medical School" experience for their seventh grade Life Science class.

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