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Standards Based Grading: Keeping the Focus on Learning

Posted by TNCS on November 27, 2018

When I started at TNCS in the fall of 2011, I didn’t have a lot of training in the area of grading and assessment.  So like just about every teacher, I did what…

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Growing Electives Program: Discovering Passions & Gaining Skills

Posted by TNCS on November 2, 2018

The Electives program at TNCS is fertile ground for the development of the passions and gifts of unique minds because of the degree of student choice and the variety of…

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TNCS Rocks

Posted by TNCS on September 21, 2018

This summer, the TNCS faculty read Grant Lichtman’s book Moving the Rock. In August, he Zoomed in for a conversation on the first day of faculty orientation. Imagine Sisyphus persistently…

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Art: An Embodiment of The TNCS Vision

Posted by TNCS on April 25, 2017

The vision of The New Community School is to transform lives by creating an educational environment that celebrates the strengths of dyslexia and related learning differences. The School empowers minds…

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