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Protecting Teacher Individuality in an Age of Standardization
Virginia DeCesare, NBCTNovember 14, 2017

Think for a moment about a particular teacher that impacted you over the course of your life. Most likely what stood out was that he or she did something different – something that other teachers before or after had not…

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Podcast: The Joy is in the Teaching
Jim Brooks, NBCTNovember 9, 2017

Jim Brooks, NBCT from North Carolina, finds joy in helping students make connections. Something he loves most about his career is each year is a chance to refine how he teaches and to make things better for his students. Listen…

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How a Bad School Year Led to Renewed Certification and Dedication
Devon O'Brien, NBCTNovember 6, 2017

A few weeks ago, I stumbled across a video interview of an amazing athlete who had broken a world record. The athlete talked about the difference between motivation and dedication. Motivation, he argued, is fleeting. Dedication is what carries us…

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