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The University of Mississippi

All certificate areas are required to complete written commentaries. These commentaries involve descriptive, analytical, and reflective writing in addition to the integration of the specified standards and answering the provided questions.

The following link is a Writing Workshop conducted by two NBCTs who are also members of the Writing Institute at University of Mississippi. They do an exceptional job explaining what candidates must do to be successful.

Writing Down the Boards  (Workshop Video – 53 minutes)

Buzz Words  (Mentioned word list)

Sample Components (Provided by the National Board)

Grammarly (Grammarly corrects over 250 types of grammatical mistakes, while also catching contextual spelling errors and poor vocabulary usage, $29.95 a month. )