Teaching and Learning Reimagined

We partner with teachers as the leverage point for change in the education system.
Through innovative professional learning programs, we help teachers build their practice to actively engage their students as empathetic, critical thinkers. We believe every child deserves an Inspired Teacher®.

Resilient Summer Handbook

The pages of this handbook contain ideas from Inspired Teaching’s more than 27 years of work with teachers and schools. The resources and activities are designed to bolster social and emotional wellbeing

Real World History: '22-'23 Applications Open

The only credit-bearing course available to all public and public charter school students in Washington, DC, Real World History teaches history through inquiry, equipping students with crucial skills that prepare them to thrive in our complex 21st century world.

July Inspired Teaching Institute: Trusting Yourself

The end of a difficult school year calls for some serious rejuvenation. Join this Institute to explore techniques to promote calm and focus, reconnect with joy, and reflect on the past year’s contributions. 

Speak Truth Fellowship

A year-long program for secondary teachers grounded in the evidence-based methodologies of Inspired Teaching and Ford’s Theatre. 

Our Programs

We’re proud to serve teachers, students, and families in our hometown of Washington, DC, and contribute to a changemaking movement that’s transforming teaching and learning across the country.

Inspired Teaching Institute

Immersive Teacher Leadership

Inspired Teaching Academy

Relevant Professional Learning

Hooray
for Monday

A Weekly Resource

Inspired Teaching Youth

Experiential Learning

Stories & Announcements

June 2022 Newsletter

June 2022 Newsletter

It’s been a very busy spring for Center for Inspired Teaching! Read about what we’ve been up to, and learn ways you can participate in what we have planned for the summer!

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Make Way for the Monarchs

Make Way for the Monarchs

Few lifecycles are as enticing to observe in their entirety as that of monarchs and watching the transformation from a caterpillar into a creature that can fly is a powerful metaphor for the kind of transformation one can do through learning.

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Finding Smiles

Finding Smiles

Focused and specific feedback on how we positively relate to others is good for our self-esteem and encourages us to lean into our authentic selves.

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Hands and Feet Stories

Hands and Feet Stories

Learning to listen deeply may very well be one of the most important skills we can cultivate as members of a community and one of the ways we can demonstrate our understanding of what we hear is by sharing back what was said.

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Seeing with Different Eyes

Seeing with Different Eyes

Using basic observation and listening skills, this activity can serve as a catalyst for building community in the classroom and deepening understanding of how each of your students thinks.

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[Student] facilitators pushed the conversation to be in depth and engaging and everyone spoke a lot.

— Inspired Teaching Youth

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