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Teacher Feature: Ms. Merriam

Teacher Feature: Ms. Merriam

Eshalla Merriam, Inspired Teacher (’17), reflects on her first year in the Residency program, as she gets ready to start teaching 4th grade at J.O. Wilson Elementary.

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Teacher Feature: Mr. Morris

Teacher Feature: Mr. Morris

“I was looking for a program that offered teacher training because I knew I didn’t have the tools I needed to just hop into a classroom. I wanted coaching and a way that I could phase into the responsibilities of managing classroom.” 2018 Inspired Teaching Fellow, Thomas Morris, shares about his summer experience and why he chose Inspired Teaching.

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Teacher Feature: Ms. Diggs

Teacher Feature: Ms. Diggs

“When I discovered Inspired Teaching, I realized it was completely aligned with what I think a teacher should be.” 2018 Inspired Teaching Fellow, Asha Diggs, reflects on her summer experience and what brought her to Inspired Teaching.

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Making Summer Learning Joyful, Engaging & Relevant

Making Summer Learning Joyful, Engaging & Relevant

The Inspired Teaching Residency summer experiences at Capital City Public Charter School were full of laughter and meaningful learning. Our newest cohort of Inspired Teaching Fellows kicked off the journey, learning and exploring together, during the engaging Summer Institute.

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Teacher Appreciation Week: Promoting Wellness & Self Care

Teacher Appreciation Week: Promoting Wellness & Self Care

This Teacher Appreciation Week from May 7-11, Inspired Teaching celebrated the dedication and passion that teachers bring to their classrooms every day. Throughout the week Inspired Teachers and educators focused on self care and gained resources to promote wellness.

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Inspired Teaching Publishes New White Paper

Inspired Teaching Publishes New White Paper

How can we best prepare students to thrive? Inspired Teaching’s newly released white paper explains the answer is in authentic engagement. The white paper, the critical need for replacing compliance-based teaching with engagement-based teaching demonstrates that when...

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Teacher Feature: Ms. Jones

Teacher Feature: Ms. Jones

“It’s important to teach activism to students, young students, so they can think about how they truly can make a difference. Instead of thinking they need to accept society, I wanted to teach activism because my students are imaginative and can really envision themselves as activists.” Read more from Inspired Teacher Asia Jones (’16).

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Changemakers in Action 2018

Changemakers in Action 2018

What does it mean to be a changemaker? On Tuesday, Inspired Teaching had a fabulous evening celebrating Changemakers in Action at the National Museum of American History. Local education leaders, community members, and educators to discovered how Inspired Teachers and...

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Inspired Teaching Joins America’s Promise Alliance

Inspired Teaching Joins America’s Promise Alliance

Center for Inspired Teaching Joins America’s Promise Alliance Supports the Call to Improve the Lives of America’s Young People Washington, DC — April 20, 2018— Center for Inspired Teaching today announced it has become an official partner of America’s Promise...

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DC Changemaker Collaborative Launch

DC Changemaker Collaborative Launch

On March 14, 2018, leaders from Ashoka, Inspired Teaching, TEACH-NOW and local educators teamed up to launch the DC Changemaker Collaborative and pursue a common mission of fostering changemaking in DC. Over 30 local education professionals came together for the first...

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