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Summer School 2019 Culminates in Celebration of Learning

Summer School 2019 Culminates in Celebration of Learning

This blog post was written by Myla Haan, the Inspired Teaching Residency's 2019 Summer Intern. The Summer Teaching Practicum for the Inspired Teaching Residency, at Capital City Public Charter School has concluded! Over these past few weeks, all of the students...

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Changemakers in Action: An Evening of Engagement and Celebration

Changemakers in Action: An Evening of Engagement and Celebration

Director, Program Administration Mara Duquette reports on Changemakers in Action, a celebration of the Inspired Teachers and students in our programs as changemakers in classrooms, schools, and society. We explored action research in the classroom, reviewed the power of engagement-based instruction, and heard from Real World History’s youth historians.

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Closing the Engagement Gap: A Social Justice Imperative

Closing the Engagement Gap: A Social Justice Imperative

Center for Inspired Teaching invites you to download “Closing the Engagement Gap: A Social Justice Imperative,” our new white paper examining how pedagogy itself is critical to educational equity, and how underserved student populations need the same student-centered approach enjoyed by their more advantaged peers. Along with presenting the research about this inequity, we offer three basic recommendations and the resources for implementing them.

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Engagement-Based Education: At the End of the Road Trip

Engagement-Based Education: At the End of the Road Trip

Interim Executive Director Mary Kadera describes how a series of school visits showed her that, while engagement-based education may not look similar from one school to the next, they all share a feeling of genuine, mutually respectful, radically reimagined relationships throughout the building and community.

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Happy Pi Day From Ins(pi)red Teaching

Happy Pi Day From Ins(pi)red Teaching

Inspired Teaching champions inquiry and imagination through hands-on investigations that encourage students to wonder, experiment, and learn. Pi Day offers a perfect example of this approach. In that spirit, we offer resources for bringing the fascinating mysteries of Pi into your classroom.

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