Wave 12 Updates and Announcements

Written by Bryan Prillaman Level 3, United States, Florida Note: Translations for this blog post will be posted as available over the next 2-3 weeks. Hello all, Welcome to the latest update post for Exemplar.   Before we get started, I want to announce that  Wave 12 will open on Dec 1st, and remain open until Feb 12th 23:59 PST Last update I mentioned that we were delaying the start of Wave 12 till Dec 1st in order to make a few announcements before we began. Today

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Ghoulish Global Highlights from Wave 10 (Exemplar Highlights Project)

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! This post will cover both Tricks and Treats, but don't be scared! If this is your first time joining me here, welcome to the Exemplar Highlights Project! Otherwise, welcome back! Before we get into this Wicked Wave 10 article, I wanted to remind everyone what you can expect from this project, and what my goals for this project are. For more information on how to help your region, or join this project, just keep reading. I'd say skip to the final section, but that would be sad and

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Exemplar Fall 2017 Update

  Written by Bryan Prillaman Level 3, United States, Florida Hello all, Welcome to the latest update post for Exemplar. It’s been a while so let’s dive in. In Wave 9, we announced an experiment. Instead of contacting authors for revisions of nominations that were “close”, we instead spent the time writing emails to tell judges with deferred nominations *why* the nomination was deferred. The results were mixed. There are other administrative factors that don’t

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Summer 2017 (Wave 10) is Posted

Written by Bryan Prillaman Level 3, United States, Florida The Summer 2017 Exemplar Wave (Wave #10) is live! The Wave 10 review is complete and the nominations are posted on Judgeapps! You can see nominations you gave and received here or use the search tool to see all the awesome things your fellow judges are doing; at home, at events, online, or in their community. If you received a nomination, you will receive an email with instructions for the next step within two

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Global Highlights from Wave 9 (Exemplar Highlights Project)

If this is your first time joining me here, welcome to the Exemplar Highlights Project! Otherwise, welcome back! Before we get into this Exemplar Wave’s article, I wanted to remind everyone what you can expect from this project, and what my goals for this project are. For more information on how to help your region, or join this project, just keep reading. I'd say skip to the final section, but that would be sad and you'd miss all the fun. I have three main goals for this series: 1. Highlight

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Spring 2017 (Wave 9) is Posted

Written by Bryan Prillaman Level 3, United States, Florida The Spring 2017 Exemplar Wave (Wave #9) is live!   The Wave 9 review is compleat and the nominations are posted on Judgeapps! You can see nominations you gave and received here or use the search tool to see all the awesome things your fellow judges are doing; at home, at events, online, or in their community. If you received a nomination, you will receive an email with instructions for the next step within two

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Wave 8 Exemplar Highlights

If this is your first time joining me here, welcome to the Exemplar Highlights Project! Otherwise, welcome back! Before we get into this Exemplar Wave’s article, I wanted to remind everyone what you can expect from this project, and what my goals for this project are. For more information on how to help your region, or join this project, just keep reading. I'd say skip to the final section, but that would be sad and you'd miss all the fun. I have three main goals for this series: 1. Highlight

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Wave 9 Changes

Written by Bryan Prillaman Level 3, United States, Florida Hello all, Today, we are going to announce a change to the ongoing Exemplar wave ending May 2nd 23:59 PST. Exemplar has had three waves without any visible changes. We’ve made some adjustments behind the scenes to speed up the process, but some changes can't be invisible.  If we are going to move forward, then we have to be willing to try new things. There are two consistent pieces of constructive

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Wave 8 Posted

Written by Bryan Prillaman Level 3, United States, Florida What time is it? Showtime! Wave 8 has been published, and a full week ahead of schedule! I want to give a huge "Thank You" to the Exemplar teams.  Between the metrics and review teams we have almost 40 members.  It's a lot to manage, but having a talented group of Judges passionate about the goals of Exemplar goes a long way towards success. Now, that I've covered the part I care about, let's get to

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Exemplar Highlights Project

Welcome to the Exemplar Highlights Project! Hello! My name is Nicolette Apraez, and I am a Level 2 Judge from the Atlanta Metro area in Georgia (USA-Southeast Region). A little over a year ago, I made the decision to start a temporary series called #KeepingitLit on my Facebook page. I had some experience with Exemplar prior to that, but was not particularly active and hadn't thought much about the program and why it existed. Reading through the recognitions of judges in (and out of) my region made

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