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2 Calif. high-school teachers develop immigration, U.S. history curriculum

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
Some sophomores, juniors and seniors attending a California high school this fall will examine what it means to be an America -More
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Questions for teachers to pose to connect with parents

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
Asking parents questions about their child and taking time to listen can help educators build a rapport with parents, transfo -More
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Md. residency program strives to prepare, retain talented educators

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
The Baltimore-based Urban Teacher Center operates a type of residency program for new teachers.  -More
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4 ways to develop a professional learning network

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
It is possible for educators to develop a professional learning network both online via Twitter or mobile applications such a -More
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Is gaming taking learning to the next level?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
Gaming in education appears to have found the right combination of challenge and engagement to make it an effective learning  -More
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N.Y. students create artwork depicting history for graphic novel

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
Students participating in a summer literacy project in Buffalo, N.Y., created artwork for the History of Buffalo Graphic Nove -More
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Online campaign raises $71K for food bank near Ferguson

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
Civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., has shuttered schools for several days, leading a North Carolina teacher to worry that student -More
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Become a CAEP Program reviewer

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
NCSS seeks members to serve as reviewers of university social studies teacher education programs for the Council for the Accr -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: It is character.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
Albert Einstein, German-American theoretical physicist -More
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Strauss: Beyond Ferguson: The troubled state of America’s children, by the numbers

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:31am

The 2014-15 school year is beginning at a time when all eyes are on the troubling events in Ferguson, Mo., where unrest continues after the Aug. 9 shooting of a black teenager, Michael Brown, by a white police officer and charges of systemic racial injustice have been raised. As all this unfolds, here’s a look at how children in Ferguson and across the country live.  The following information was taken from the 2014 State of America’s Children report issued by the Children’s Defense Fund, which you can read in full below.

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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | A Mini Golf Champion

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:45am
We have dropped a word in each of the first six paragraphs. Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | The Nearly Invisible World

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:34am
Why are the depths of the world’s oceans home to transparent creatures?






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