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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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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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Inspired Teaching’s Director of Teaching and Learning, Jane Ehrenfeld, traveled to Billund, Denmark for the LEGO Idea Conference, facilitating a session at this annual, international gathering of educators, policymakers, and education thought leaders.
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