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The Learning Network Blog: Should the United States Care That It’s Not No. 1?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 5:00am
Do you think measures like the Social Progress Index have any validity? Do they say something accurate about quality of life in the United States and other nations?






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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Supreme Court Strikes Down Overall Political Donation Cap

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:30am
What effect do you think Wednesday’s ruling will have on future election spending?






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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Editing Practice, April 4, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:14am
Can you choose the words that correctly complete the sentence from the article?
    





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Strauss: Student privacy activists win a big one

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:00am

In a win for student privacy activists, New York state is ending its relationship with a controversial $100 million student data collection project funded by the Gates Foundation and operated by a nonprofit called inBloom. It appears that from the nine original state partners, none are now committed to going forward.

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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | euphony

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in seven New York Times articles in the past two years.
    





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Md. students' history fair projects tackle tough topics

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Students in Calvert County, Md., recently presented projects in the county's history fair and took on subjects such as child  -More
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Wyo. social studies students to take historical tour of D.C.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Students from McCormick Junior High School in Cheyenne, Wyo., this summer will travel to Washington, D.C., to learn more abou -More
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Educator calls for hybrid roles to help build teacher-leaders

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Education reform often is planned on the front end with little input from teachers, elementary-school teacher Justin Minkel w -More
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How connected learning is reshaping today's classrooms

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Technology has opened the door to a vast world of information access for students and teachers, high-school teacher and EdTec -More
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Why teachers have a duty to teach technology skills

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Not all students enter the classroom with the technology skills they need to succeed, writes educator Renee Moore.  -More
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Utah governor signs bill backed by elementary-school's students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has signed a bill into law that changes the state tree from a spruce to a quaking aspen.  -More
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Pen-pal program builds more than writing skills for Ohio students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Students from a Youngstown, Ohio, elementary school have been working on their writing and social skills while corresponding  -More
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Social Studies Advocacy Webinars

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
On Jan.  -More
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April 2014 TSSP

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
The April 2014 issue of The Social Studies Professional, the newsletter for members of the National Council for the Social St -More
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How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Benjamin Disraeli, former British prime minister -More
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