Educator & Student Voices

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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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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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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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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