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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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Teacher Retention in DC: Unpacking the Numbers

Teacher Retention in DC: Unpacking the Numbers

According to a 2018 study by the DC State Board of Education, 25% of the classrooms in America’s capital city lose their teachers to churn every year. Why do these problems seem so much greater here than in other large urban districts?

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Community Engagement through Place-Based Learning

Community Engagement through Place-Based Learning

During the #EngagingSchools trip to Washington, we explored schools that truly embody the potential of place-based learning. Discover how schools in Vancouver and Tacoma intentionally embed elements of learning into partnerships with community institutions.

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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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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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