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Sally Jewell kicks off Obama Cabinet’s Native American youth listening tour

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:44pm
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is headed to Arizona on Tuesday to speak with native youths, kicking off a listening tour meant to give Obama’s Cabinet members a direct look at the challenges that young people face in Indian Country.Read full article >>






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How teachers can discuss news about terrorism

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
Discussing news events with middle-school students, particularly those involving terrorism, can present challenges.  -More
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Teacher: Differentiated instruction is useful, not a cure-all

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
Differentiated instruction has challenges, but it can be useful in the classroom without being the "magic bullet" for everyth -More
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Ga. may award diplomas to 8,000 students who failed outdated test

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
About 8,000 people in Georgia did not earn diplomas because they failed part of the Georgia High School Graduation Test, whic -More
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Study: Early-childhood programs may reduce need for special education

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
Early-childhood programs may play an important role in reducing some special-education placements, according to a recent stud -More
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Ideas to help "non-gaming" teachers select classroom video games

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
Many websites are launching platform-based educational games that may help "non-gaming" teachers -- those who do not play dig -More
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S.C. high-school students tackle racism with art

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
Three Advanced Placement art students at South Pointe High School in South Carolina recently used their art skills to address -More
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Rosa Parks' papers, artifacts loaned to the Library of Congress

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
The Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., has made the papers and artifacts belonging to the late civil rights activist Ro -More
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Volunteer opportunity -- Rho Kappa Honor Society Advisory Board

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society is the only national organization for high school juniors and seniors that recognizes  -More
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Webinar -- Strategies for Engaging Students with C3 and the Common Core

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
This webinar on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:29pm
George S. Patton, U.S. Army general -More
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