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Legos help Conn. 4th-graders tell U.S. history

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
Fourth-graders in a Connecticut school are participating in a three-year pilot program in which they use Lego blocks to depic -More
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U.K. students write, deliver letters honoring WWI soldiers

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
Students from Wallasey School in the United Kingdom recently visited the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior at Westminster Abbey in  -More
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How to use a maker mindset to approach project-based learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
Educator Patrick Waters suggests in this blog post that teachers combine two hot trends in education -- project-based learnin -More
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U.S. Department of Education unveils Excellent Educators for All Initiative

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
The Department of Education recently announced its Excellent Educators for All Initiative, which seeks to place more top teac -More
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Do parents rely on teachers to address Internet safety?

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
A recent survey of educators worldwide shows that 75% believe that parents rely too much on their child's teacher to address  -More
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W.Va. students raise awareness about clean water

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
High-school students from the Governor's Honors Academy in West Virginia will participate in a weekend "Walk for Water" event -More
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Va. 7th-graders learn how to respond in emergencies, natural disasters

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
Seventh-graders in Roanoke, Va., recently learned about how to respond to emergencies and natural disasters.  -More
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NCSS webinar call for proposals

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
NCSS is looking to continue to bring the best online educational programming available to the social studies profession in th -More
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Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
The Robert H. Jackson Center and the National Council for the Social Studies announce the 2014 Robert H.  -More
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Md. student test scores drop significantly as state shifts to Common Core

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:01pm

Reading and math scores on Maryland’s state tests for elementary and middle school students dropped to their lowest levels in seven years, according to a Washington Post analysis of test data released Friday. Some state officials expected the drop, as Maryland schools are transitioning to new national academic standards that do not align with the state test.

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Motherlode Blog: ‘All My Friends Are White’

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:23am
My son is black, but I’m not. Neither is his mother. We live in Singapore, where we don’t have that many friends of any color. I wish I had friends to give my son, but I don’t.






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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest, Week Five | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:01am
Our Summer Reading Contest is in its fifth week. To participate, just write in by 7 a.m. Eastern on July 18 and answer the question, “What interested you most in The Times this week?”






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