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Developing A Student-Centered Curriculum & Meaningful Relationships

Developing A Student-Centered Curriculum & Meaningful Relationships

The National Alliance for Engagement Based Education’s #EngagingSchools tour continued at two uniquely inspiring schools. From a mathematics class that builds benches to a bunny who’s regularly seen roaming the halls, City Neighbors Hamilton School and Grace Episcopal Day School expanded our minds as to what school can look like.

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Teacher Feature: Ms. Fasciano

Teacher Feature: Ms. Fasciano

Amanda Fasciano is a 2018 Inspired Teaching Fellow, teaching 5th and 6th graders at the Inspired Teaching Demonstration School. She shares about her mission to create more equitable education systems.

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Empower Inspired Teaching Youth this Giving Tuesday

Empower Inspired Teaching Youth this Giving Tuesday

Three months ago, I enrolled in a class that is unlike anything I’ve experienced so far in my education. My classmates and I have already gone on field trips that enrich our minds with knowledge necessary for our future colleges and careers, and help us better understand our respective histories in the District.

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Teacher Feature: Mr. Thomas

Teacher Feature: Mr. Thomas

Jake Thomas, Inspired Teaching Fellow (’17), tells us about a job that takes “a lot of time and a lot of heart”, and he shares an alternative way to think about the achievement gap.

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Alumni Elevate Teacher Voice in DC

Alumni Elevate Teacher Voice in DC

James Tandaric, Inspired Teaching Fellow (‘16), is a 2nd Grade teacher at Raymond Education Campus, and the Chair of EmpowerED’s School Integration committee. We spoke with James to learn more about his work with EmpowerED and his participation in the EmpowerED...

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Staff Spotlight: Mary Kadera

Staff Spotlight: Mary Kadera

Mary Kadera recently joined the team as Interim Executive Director. She has more than 25 years of experience in the education field and began her career as a high school teacher.

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Teacher Feature: Ms. Holt

Teacher Feature: Ms. Holt

“I like knowing there are other Residents in the building, learning as much as I am every day. It’s powerful that they understand what I’m going through, because they are sharing the same learning experience.” Inspired Teaching Fellow, Annie Holt (’18), reflects on Inspired Teaching’s cohort model and her experience at Capital City PCS.

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