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Recent Blogs

The Power of Writing Begins with a Single Sentence
Bryan Christopher, NBCTFebruary 21, 2018

Late one Saturday night in March, a former student found me watching basketball at a bar. Despite passing my class by the skin of his teeth nine years ago he was thrilled to buy me a drink. We talked about…

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Through the Years at the National Board Resource Center
David B. Cohen, NBCTFebruary 13, 2018

There’s a building on the Stanford University campus called the Center for Education Research at Stanford – CERAS – that holds a special place in my life. From the outside, it’s not especially interesting, and you can’t quite get a…

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Common Denominator
Mandy Manning, NBCTFebruary 8, 2018

Every morning I wake up and am amazed I am the 2018 Washington State Teacher of the Year. It still feels like a dream and I often question how it is I got to this place. How is it possible…

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