NBCT reflects on unhappy moments from his 1st year in a classroom

The first year in the classroom is challenging for educators, National Board Certified Teacher Justin Minkel writes in this commentary. Minkel, an elementary-school teacher, notes the mistakes he made as a first-year teacher -- including reprimanding a student before the school day had even started and being too focused on his own day, rather than that of his students. Minkel writes that, in time, he improved as a teacher to become less self-conscious and to focus more on active learning rather than lectures.

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