Educator & Student Voices
This is the moment to ensure our students experience an education in which they engage in civic discourse, active listening, and thoughtful debate, on topics that are comfortable and those that are uncomfortable.
Cheyenne Gartin is a teacher at Paul Public Charter school where she is a new teacher on staff. She shared the following insights with us and with students during a recent Speak Truth seminar.
What do young people think about the state of mental health in the United States? In our latest Speak Truth seminar we found out.
The opportunity to engage in discussion around issues that impact their lives happens too infrequently for students, but Speak Truth offers a safe space for doing so.
Frustration, failure, and challenge are a necessary part of growth. And if you let them, they can lead you to smarter, stronger outcomes.
Let’s listen to our students and learn.
Speak Truth is a space where students wrestle with both current realities and future plans, tapping into the purpose, persistence, and action at the core of Inspired Teaching.
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.
Center for Inspired Teaching and the Astra Foundation are proud to present our report about the type of school environments that make engagement-based education possible. We invite you to download our findings and join the conversation.
In our 5 Core Elements series, teacher, coach, and author Heather Wolpert-Gawron writes about Purpose, Persistence, and Action, and about how building students’ interest and confidence gives them the tools to positively impact their world.