Stories & Announcements

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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Seeing Our Mission With Fresh Eyes: An Intern’s Reflection

Seeing Our Mission With Fresh Eyes: An Intern’s Reflection

Dylan Letellier of Brown University reflects on her brief but eye-opening internship with the Residency program at Inspired Teaching. She describes learning about nonprofits, discovering alternative paths to becoming a teacher, and witnessing how classrooms can work in urban public and charter schools.

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