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You’re invited to Changemakers in Action

Whether it’s a teacher passionately committed to best practices or a student striving to make a difference in the community, Inspired Teaching changemakers are at work throughout our city, and you are invited to experience that work in action!

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Images and remarks from Chocolate Inspiration 2016

On April 21, the Inspired Teaching community came together at the 2016 Chocolate Inspiration gala, celebrating 20 years of Inspired Teaching, honoring author and activist Jonathan Kozol, and sampling inspired chocolate creations from some of the finest DC-area chefs.

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A conversation with Jonathan Kozol, inaugural recipient of the Inspired Teaching Changemaker Award

At the 2016 Chocolate Inspiration gala, Inspired Teaching honored award winning author, educator, and activist Jonathan Kozol as the inaugural recipient of the Inspired Teaching Changemaker Award. A short video was presented in which Mr. Kozol reflected on his career and on the powerful role of the teacher as changemaker.

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Confronting Savage Inequalities with Joy

"When students learn in this way, they build the skills and dispositions they need to be thriving and productive citizens in our complex and rapidly changing world. When teachers teach in this way, we bring about what Jonathan Kozol calls 'a badly needed rebirth of jubilant vitality, healthy spontaneity, and sheer humanity back into our nation’s public schools.'" Read more from Inspired Teaching's Aleta Margolis about the difficult - and necessary - work putting authentic, student-centered engagement at the heart of instruction.

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May 26 01:42 pm

Educators - join John Hunter @worldpeacemovie for a Master Class on facilitating the World Peace Game.

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