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Recent Blogs

Two Forms of Patriotism
Doug Graney, NBCTMarch 20, 2018

Prior to going to going to a Nationals game that summer, social studies teacher Ed Tiernan and I went to Arlington National Cemetery. I had a field trip in mind. I’ve witnessed ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers…

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You’d Think We’d Have School Figured Out by Now, Right?
David B. Cohen, NBCTMarch 13, 2018

Thousands of studies, hundreds of thousands of schools, and millions of teachers, decades of practice… you’d think we’d have school figured out by now, right? And in many ways, I think we do. It’s not mysterious work. For every problem…

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Creating the Conditions for Accomplished Teaching to Grow
Mark Gardner, NBCTMarch 9, 2018

I grew up on a farm in the high desert of central Oregon. My family mainly grew alfalfa hay, but also crops from bluegrass seed to wheat to peppermint oil, (which I cared for as my FFA project). The success…

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