Inspired Teaching Institute ’22-23 Calendar

Trusting Yourself

Trusting Yourself

By Jaqueta Abbey Every day we’re constantly bombarded by external noise that emotionally drains us, causes self-doubt, and sends us looking for validation from others. Think about the amount of time you spend aimlessly scrolling through social media, watching the...
June 2022 Newsletter

June 2022 Newsletter

It’s been a very busy spring for Center for Inspired Teaching! We’ve held monthly Inspired Teaching Institutes, our very first parent-focused workshop, created a Hooray For Monday audio edition, and more. Read about what we’ve been up to, and learn...
Parenting Resilient Children

Parenting Resilient Children

By Jaqueta Abbey In early June Inspired Teaching hosted a “Parenting Resilient Children” workshop that shifted our innovative, tried-and-true approach from the classroom to home. We explored how parents can foster fun and creative experiences while allowing their...
A Big Spring for Real World History Students

A Big Spring for Real World History Students

  It’s been a big spring semester for students in our yearlong Real World History course. This after-school credit-bearing high school course focuses on the nature of historical thinking as well as the “doing” of history. During the first semester, students study...
Why don’t I ask, “What’s your favorite color?”

Why don’t I ask, “What’s your favorite color?”

By Lacey Head We’ve all been there. We meet a new student or a friend’s toddler, and in an effort to show that we want to get to know the child and make connections, we ask, “What’s your favorite color?” Kids usually have the boilerplate answer ready to go when a...
August Inspired Teaching Institute

Meeting new classes for the first time can be daunting! So many names to learn, so many new personalities to get to know. Join us on Wednesday, August 10 as we share what we’ve learned through working with hundreds of new classes for more than 27 years.