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Every Kid Deserves a Bike! Teacher Katie Blomquist Makes it Happen for Entire School!

Katie Blomquist, a 1st grade teacher at Pepperhill Elementary School in North Charleston, South Carolina, learned last year that one of her students wanted a bike for his birthday.  But his parents could not afford it. So, like most other people that you will find here on InspireMyKids, she decided to do something about it!…

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Heros Among Us: Like Most Teachers, Sonya Romero Does Anything for Her Kids

You may have noticed something about most of your teachers. They care about you.  A lot.  Although you may not realize it, they spend a lot of their own time, money and energy to help their students become their best. Yet, rarely do teachers receive extraordinary praise for their extraordinary kindness, giving and caring. Why…

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Getting Started for Teachers

Here are tips on how to get started using inspiremykids in your classroom and with your children. The people, stories and causes highlighted on our site can be used in many ways in the classroom, whether to support Character Education, Service Learning, Reading, Writing, Technology or Communication curriculum. Explore content based on the pillars of…

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Welcome Teachers and Educators!

Welcome teachers and educators. We are THRILLED to have you visit our site! We originally created inspiremykids.com for our kids, but thought that the content could have relevance in the classroom. Since launching the site (in late 2010), we have had many inspiring teachers embrace what we are doing, use the site effectively in their classrooms…

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The Heart of It All – A Special Ed Teacher and Classroom Who Are Changing the World

We are amazed and inspired at the courage, determination, caring and positive actions of the people in our stories. Often their stories began with a small spark. Something moved them and they wanted to take action. Moving from inspiration to action is exactly what we hoped to create with inspiremykids.com. We search the world over for inspiring…

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Teacher Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger Goes to Space

Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger seems like an unlikely astronaut. She has curly hair and a bubbly personality, and she’s passionate about inspiring students. She is a far cry from the test pilots with the right stuff who flew the legendary Apollo missions. She runs marathons, and she had just about given up on the idea of ever being an astronaut. Then, one day…

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Raegan Lawrence

11 Year Old Raegan Lawrence – COVID Struggles Brings Out Her Very Finest!

Raegan Lawrence is an 11-year-old student and band member at Bonaire Middle School, in central Georgia, USA. Over the past several months, she has used the grief and stress caused by the COVID pandemic to bring out her best and help others in the process. The COVID pandemic has been very hard on Raegan and…

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Jessica Long

Jessica Long – “The Only Disability in Life is a Negative Attitude”

Jessica Long, from Baltimore, Maryland, USA is a champion by all definitions of the word. She is one of the world’s most decorated swimmers.  Jessica was the youngest athlete, at 12 years old, to win a Paralympics medal. And she is now on a mission to inspire the next generation of Paralympic athletes.  But her…

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Jerry Lawson – A Father of Modern Gaming!

You most likely have not heard of Jerry Lawson.  But there is a good chance he has impacted your life!  Especially if you’ve ever played a video game. Childhood Inventions Jerry Lawson had a love of science and invention from a very young age.  And, with support from his family and teachers, he took that…

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