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Ellis Hobbs – A Grounded Eagle Who Gave Wings to a Poor Community

Ellis Hobbs is a guy who had it all. He was a key player for the Philadelphia Eagles football team. But on November 21, 2010, that changed. In a game against the New York Giants, Ellis took a hit to his helmet and went down. He injured his neck and left the game. Later he found out that his neck…

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Ashlee Smith – Bringing Back Toys and Hope to Kids Who Have Lost Them

When Ashlee Smith was young, she suffered a tragedy. Her family had a house fire, and Ashlee lost her favorite things – her toys. Ashlee’s dad is a firefighter, so Ashlee saw her tragedy happen to other kids as well. In 2007, after her dad fought a bad series of fires, Ashlee decided she wanted to help kids who lost everything in fires. So she started…

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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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10 Inspiring Reasons for You to Start Using inspiremykids.com

1) It’s good for the world and your kids. 2) The site makes it fun for kids to see the pillars and traits of character education in action. 3) Get ideas and inspiration for Service learning projects. 4) Students love it. Really. 5) It’s free and you can use it today. 6) You and your…

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Feedback from the Education Community

Educator Website Feedback InspireMyKids was recently reviewed and highlighted as a Featured Site here by the outstanding and free teacher resource website, TeachersFirst.com.  Among the practical ways their editors envision using InspireMyKids in the classroom: “Share stories from the site on your interactive whiteboard or projector when learning about character traits such as sportsmanship, perseverance, and…

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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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Blind Painter Is an Inspiration to Many

This is an amazing story of John Bramblitt, who lost his eye sight and sense of purpose but had enough determination to find a new way to express himself to the world, painting. His paintings are truly amazing and an inspiration to many.

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Inspiring Speeches of the 20th Century

This video combines some of the most inspiring speeches of the 20th century. You may recognize some of these speeches as important moments in history. They are even more inspiring when they are put together in this way. Additional Resources: Check out this website for more inspiring speeches! Check out this website for information about other motivational speakers!…

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Duggie the Dolphin Strikes Up a Friendship With a Labrador Dog

An unlikely friendship has blossomed between a dog named Ben and a bottle-nosed dolphin named Duggie. Duggie has made his home off Tory Island, Ireland. Recently, Ben has taken to pacing the island’s pier and then jumping into the water as soon as Duggie appears….. Duggie first appeared when the body of another dolphin washed up at the back of the island….

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