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N.C. students get creative with Global Cardboard Challenge

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:31pm
Students at Southwest Elementary School in North Carolina recently participated in the Global Cardboard Challenge, in which t -More
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Ideas on teaching news literacy in the middle grades

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:31pm
Educators at a New York City middle school are using their summer training with Stony Brook University's Center for News Lite -More
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How contemporary music can illustrate history lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:31pm
Besides encouraging classroom discussions, contemporary music also can be a useful tool in demonstrating the universal presen -More
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Loss of NCLB waiver results in "failing" label for most Wash. schools

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:31pm
The loss of Washington state's No Child Left Behind waiver has resulted in schools now being held to its standard that all st -More
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How teachers can make connections outside of social media

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:31pm
Being a connected educator goes beyond sharing articles and comments on Twitter, educational technology director Andrew Marci -More
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U.S. students are part of International Walk to School Day

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:31pm
Students in California, Indiana, Georgia and Colorado joined students around the world for International Walk to School Day o -More
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4th-graders use math, engineering skills to create products for military

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:31pm
A helmet equipped with a rhino horn and gloves with thumbtacks to mimic porcupine quills are two inventions by fourth-graders -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:31pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Wealth Matters: Giving Back to Your School in a Meaningful Way

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:58pm
Donations to educational institutions are increasing. What to consider when your contribution is significant.
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Motherlode Blog: Ta-dah! We Built You a Hut

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:50am
Every year, while others are mapping out their jack-o’-lantern carvings or dusting off boxes of Christmas decorations in the attic, we are building a hut for Sukkot.






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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:15am
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.
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