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Helping Teachers Survive National Board Certification

The National Board Certification process can be quite an overwhelming journey for teachers.  Take a look at this collection for some basic information on what teachers will be doing and how you can help them cope with stress.
A Collection By Shannon Meyer
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Helping Teachers Survive National Board Certification
  • neatoday.org
    neatoday.org

    How Do Educators Handle Work-Related Stress?

    5 minute read
    Shannon Meyer says:
    This is a great read for anyone in education, but it is particular relevant for any leader or support provider who is supporting someone who is furthering their education by graduate school, certification, induction, etc.  Check out it.  You'll like it and maybe take a breather yourself!
  • theguardian.com
    theguardian.com

    10 ideas to help teachers beat stress

    5 minute read
    Shannon Meyer says:
    Check out this list of 10 ideas to support teachers as go through this certification process.  Sometimes the best thing we can do for people is to help them is just be there to help them when they feel overwhelmed.
  • greatergood.berkeley.edu
    greatergood.berkeley.edu

    Seven Ways Mindfulness Can Help Teachers

    5 minute read
    Shannon Meyer says:
    This is a thoughtful list of way teachers can be present to their certification process.  Really stopping and reflecting on what you're feeling and thinking about your teaching can help make this journey truly meaningful.  Read this and help guide teachers as they explore their thoughts.
  • Shannon Meyer says:
    In this blog post, a teacher educator gives thoughtful advice to certification support providers.  She gives a key question or thought that can help leaders give focused and productive support.
  • Shannon Meyer says:
    One of the best ways to support teachers is to simply know what it is that they are learning and doing in the certification process.  Check out this site for a list of the certification options and the processes they must complete.  Consider asking them more targeted questions such as, "Which evidence are you consider for ______?" so they feel you are really "in it" with them.
  • Shannon Meyer says:
    The NBC team has revised the process through which teachers certify.  Earning a certificate while the process is evolving can be a stressful experience.  Check out this site to see what will stay the same, what will change, and when the changes will take place.  Be sure to watch the video as well!