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What have you failed today?: Strategies on how to deal with our bad days
Lory Peroff, NBCTApril 16, 2019

It had been a tough day. After the bell rang, I collapsed into my chair and reflected on the failures of the day.  The list was long. I had failed to communicate effectively with a student resulting in his mother telling…

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To One’s Own Standards Be True
Rebecca Blouwolff, NBCTApril 11, 2019

Exploring Project-Based Learning Through the Lens of National Board Standards After I achieved National Board certification in 2017, I found that I had “Standards Glasses” newly, and permanently, welded to my face. Every lesson, project, and unit prompted in me…

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Why I Still Give My Students Zeros
Ray Salazar, NBCTApril 4, 2019

Above: My journalism student finally turned in his editorial. I didn’t lose anything by letting him turn it in late. This was an accomplishment for him and–even though it was almost a month late–he felt proud of himself. A couple…

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