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Students get first-hand lessons on Iowa caucus session

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
High-school students enrolled in an Advanced Placement government class in Ohio recently traveled to Iowa to learn about the  -More
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Teacher: How simulated assembly lines teach STEM, history

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
Simulated assembly lines can be used to teach students about history, teamwork, plus science, technology, engineering and mat -More
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3 activities to help teachers get below the surface of learning

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
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Middle School Resources Help Diverse Students Succeed
Text pairs with matching content at two reading levels make grade-level social studies material accessible, and the Famous People, Famous Words Reader's Theater scripts engage mixed-ability groups in active learning about historic documents, authors and events. Language-leveled social studies sets for ELs also improve content comprehension. FREE Sampler.

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N.Y. scraps timed standardized testing

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
New York soon will end the practice of timing standardized tests administered to students in third through eighth grade.  -More
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Obama seeks $4B to expand computer science education

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
President Barack Obama is seeking $4 billion in federal funding to expand access to computer science education.  -More
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Farm-to-school program teaches Wis. students about nutrition, agriculture

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
The Holmen School District in Wisconsin is teaching students about farming and healthy eating through gardens at each school. -More
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Lifting the lid on London's many-layered history

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
London sits on the detritus of its past, and construction workers digging foundations or tunnels routinely stumble across anc -More
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Be an NCSS leader! Serve on an NCSS Operations Committee

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
NCSS is seeking applicants to serve on NCSS Operations Committees.  -More
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C3 Framework resources

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
Learn more about the instructional shifts needed to help students achieve the goals of the new ELA/literacy Common Core State -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2016 - 1:20pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Teacher: 'If Donald Trump gets elected, will me and my family be deported?' - and other questions from 9-year-olds

Education News from Washington Post - February 1, 2016 - 11:45am
A student teacher reflects on what her fourth grade students are learning from Donald Trump.









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The Appraisal: For a Group of Ninth Graders, Barclays Center Becomes a Classroom

Education News from NY Times - February 1, 2016 - 9:42am
Whether it’s Ebbets Field or Barclays Center, a stadium can bring tremendous changes to its neighborhood, as one class at Packer Collegiate Institute is learning.









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