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Motherlode Blog: Rules for Teen and Tween Cellphone Use: Unspoken, or Printed and Signed?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 5:25pm
Are your family’s rules about children’s mobile phone use set “rules,” or just general guidelines?






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U-Va. student leaders, police discuss racial tensions on campus Friday

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 3:13pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. — Student leaders at the University of Virginia hosted a public discussion on campus racial relations Friday after a black student was violently arrested by a group of white police officers this week.Read full article >>






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Md. 8th-graders tour Baltimore's civil-rights history sites

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
Eighth-grade humanities students from a public charter school in Maryland recently toured a number of Baltimore landmarks tha -More
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Ideas for integrating Earth Day into classroom lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
Now is a great time for teachers to start planning lessons around Earth Day, observed on April 22, writes first-grade teacher -More
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Obama: Funding needs to increase for schools

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
President Barack Obama recently said he is seeking additional federal funding for education.  -More
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Whole-child model is gaining favor over zero tolerance

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
A growing number of urban school districts are abandoning zero-tolerance policies in favor of a whole-child approach.  -More
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How flipped learning could change the future of education

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
Flipped instruction can help maximize class time, personalize learning, excite students and teachers and build 21st-century s -More
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Ore. students create art on city's evolving history

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
Student artists at Tualatin High School in Oregon are working on pieces for the Student Visual Chronicle program.  -More
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Dog program helps students recover from trauma

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
The Comfort Dog Ministry, founded in 2008, has sent about 80 dogs to schools and universities in 23 states to help students r -More
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Webinar -- Tell Me A Story

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
The stories of individuals provide intimate perspectives on the life and character of a person perpetuating his or her indivi -More
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Social Studies for the Next Generation: Purposes, Practices, and Implications of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
New from NCSS Publications, this book breaks new ground with its inquiry-based framework for enhancing social studies state s -More
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