The Inspired Teaching School in the News
We are thrilled with our new Kaboom! playground, built on the National Day of Service, and honored to have welcomed the President and Mrs. Obama.
- The Obamas Give Back to their Community
- D.C. School Gets New Playground as part of Day of Service Commemorating 9/11
- President Obama and the First Lady Join KaBOOM! and AmeriCorps to Dedicate National Day of Service and Remembrance to Improving Kids’ Lives through Play
Visit from EPA Administrator McCarthy and Mayor Gray
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and DC Mayor Vincent Gray visited us to recognize Children’s Health Month and highlight actions we can all take to educate and protect children from environmental health risks. Our 2nd graders shared with them their recent butterfly study.
“All Students are Welcome. All Families are Celebrated”
Students, teachers, parents, and staff from the Inspired Teaching Demonstration Public Charter School were proud to march in the 39th Annual Capital Pride Parade.
3rd and 4th graders attend the “White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit”
On May 29, 3rd and 4th grade students from the Inspired Teaching Demonstration School gathered at the South Lawn of the White House for the “White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit.” After the event was cancelled due to rain, students were invited into the East Garden Room of the White House to meet the President.
Inspired Teaching School named Exemplar School by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills
We are proud to announce that the Inspired Teaching Demonstration School has been named an Exemplar School by the Partnership for 21st Century Schools. The 21st Century Learning Exemplar Program highlights best practices in schools and districts across the country that are preparing students for college, career and citizenship by embedding critical 21st century competencies into the learning environment.
Inspired Teaching School awarded Shaed Elementary
Inspired Teaching School shows impressive gains on DC-CAS
DC students reach new heights in annual standardized tests, by Emma Brown, Washington Post.
- Charter School 2013 DC CAS Scores Show Impressive Gains, DC Public Charter School Board.
Inspired Teaching Demonstration School Shares Vision for Transforming Education
Ashoka’s StartEmpathy team recently gathered together educators from five schools across the U.S., including the Inspired Teaching Demonstration School, to talk about what empathy education looks like in their schools, share what’s working (and what’s not), and articulate a shared vision of a “Changemaker School.” Read about their six takeaways.
The Inspired Teaching School discussed on the Downtown DC Kids Blog
Opening Day August 22, 2011 covered in the Washington Post
On our opening day, we welcomed Mayor Vincent Gray, Deputy Mayor for Education De’Shawn Wright, State Superintendent of Education Hosanna Mahaley, Brian Jones and members of the DC Public Charter School Board and staff, and members of the State Board of Education. Read about our opening day in Bill Turque’s Washington Post article.
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