Education News

N.C. AP teachers use YouTube videos for snow-day learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 2:48pm
Some North Carolina teachers are helping their Advanced Placement students keep up with their studies during snow days by pos -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

La. students exhibit art made of recycled materials

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 2:48pm
Art students from Glasgow Middle School in Louisiana have created an installation titled "Brilliant Solutions," which feature -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Archaeologists believe they've found the City of the Monkey God

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 2:48pm
Archaeologists believe they've discovered a long-rumored city referred to by names including City of the Monkey God in an und -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Webinar -- Tell Me A Story

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 2:48pm
The stories of individuals provide intimate perspectives on the life and character of a person perpetuating his or her indivi -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

March TSSP

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 2:48pm
The March issue of The Social Studies Professional is now available for download! Get TSSP. -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

The sweetest of all sounds is praise.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 2:48pm
Xenophon, historian -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Balancing Islam and Middle School in Queens

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 1:31pm
By most measures, New York is a religiously tolerant place, but public school, especially middle school, can be a testing ground for young Muslims.
Categories: Education News

Hundreds awarded scholarships left wondering where the cash is

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:24pm
When Lynda Gyles’ daughter was awarded a $5,000 college scholarship last summer, she was thrilled.Symone Gyles bought a plane ticket home from California, where she had an internship, for the award ceremony last summer: 310 students were told in Washington that their college costs would be offset with a $5,000 check for their fall semester from the Reconciliation Community Church in Manassas. Five of the students won a raffle, too, and were promised new cars.Read full article >>






Categories: Education News

Motherlode Blog: Introducing Motherlode’s New Artist-In-Residence: Abigail Gray Swartz

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:39am
Welcome Abigail Gray Swartz to the Artist-in-Residence role on Motherlode.






Categories: Education News

Motherlode Blog: After a Fire, Learning to Cook Again, One Grilled Cheese at a Time

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:38am
I loved to cook. But after the fire, I couldn’t do it for over a year.






Categories: Education News

Snow days pile up in Montgomery, extending school year to June 17

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:20am
It’s been a tough week for school closings across the Washington region, and Montgomery County school officials said Friday that families should plan to see the school year extended to June 17.The last day of school had previously been set for Friday, June 12.Read full article >>






Categories: Education News

Alumna: Sweet Briar College is no finishing school. It must not close.

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 9:57am
When the president of Sweet Briar College, a small private women’s college in Virginia, announced this week that the school would close this summer, faculty, students and alumnae were shocked.Alexandra Mebane,  a 2012 graduate of Sweet Briar College, writes about why alumnae are now working to save their alma mater:Read full article >>






Categories: Education News
Syndicate content
Stay Connected with NCSS:   Follow NCSSNetwork on Twitter FaceBook.png rss_0.gif