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Motherlode Blog: Knives, Not Guns, at a School Near Pittsburgh

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:35pm
Who would minimize a knife attack in which a single young person was able to injure 20 others with the thought “it could have been a lot worse?” Anyone who has come to expect the verb in the headline to be “shoots,” not “stabs.”






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Square Feet: Drexel Works to Build Up Philadelphia

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:23pm
The university has plans for technology, academic and retail space on campus and in the surrounding area, and it is considering development of a rail yard near 30th Street Station.






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The Learning Network Blog: Reader Idea | Using the ‘Who Made That?’ Column to Teach Reading Strategies

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:29pm
A simple, versatile idea for using one of the many products covered in a short, weekly column in The Times Magazine to teach students about how “informational text” works.






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Fairfax budget hearings heat up as schools ask for more funding

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 1:48pm

Fairfax school board chair Ilryong Moon forcefully urged the county’s supervisors to send additional local tax dollars to classrooms, declaring that the school system is “at a tipping point,” and without sufficient funding risks a decline in quality.

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Strauss: Live online education chat today

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:09pm

I’ll be doing a live education chat on washingtonpost.com at 1 p.m. today, so if you have any questions or comments about anything in education (or even marginally related), tune in here:

http://live.washingtonpost.com/the-answer-sheet-20140409.html#submit-question

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Mich. students launch website on ancient world history

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Students in Meridian High School's New Tech Early College program in Michigan teamed up with the Midland Center for the Arts  -More
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Teacher uses March Madness brackets to debate works of literature

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Advanced Placement literature teacher Brian Sztabnik taps into the excitement of March Madness to lead students in an activit -More
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Could "micro-credentialing" improve personalized professional development?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
A "micro-credentialing" system would recognize and encourage teachers to pursue personalized professional development through -More
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N.Y. district films teachers for instructional coaching

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
A New York school district has developed an Instructional Coaching Institute in which teachers are filmed during class and th -More
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Helping students evaluate online resources in 4 steps

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
A recent survey of 770 seventh-grade students revealed more than 70% value content relevance over a website's credibility, wr -More
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Pa. 8th-graders work to change perception of mental illness

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Eighth-grade peer mentors at South Allegheny Middle School in Pennsylvania on Monday kicked off Stop the Stigma Week to help  -More
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Ala. club donates $300 to typhoon-destroyed school in the Philippines

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Members of the Beta Club at Daleville High School in Alabama aim to spread global awareness with a $300 donation to help a sc -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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