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The Power of Community and Storytelling
Jennifer Dines, NBCTMay 16, 2018

I believe in the power of community to provide support during a time of need. I realized the potential of storytelling within a community on a recent Saturday. I was feeling incredibly low from a challenging week at work -…

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They Will Always Be My Students
Michael Dunlea, NBCTMay 11, 2018

It has always baffled me how we as teachers can go from practically adopting our students in September to saying goodbye, sometimes forever, in June. The entirety of my success in teaching has rested on the relationship building I achieve…

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Supporting Our Students Means Supporting Our Teachers
Peggy Brookins, NBCTMay 7, 2018

I have the good fortune of leading one of the country’s outstanding education organizations. The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards does many things – we define the standards of accomplished teaching; we run an assessment certifying that teachers teach…

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