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The Learning Network: Demography Is Destiny? Teaching About Cause and Effect With Global Population Trends

Education News from NY Times - March 23, 2016 - 2:19pm
In this lesson, we use The Times to investigate important global demographic trends today, and we consider what these trends might and might not mean for the future.









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Wash. middle-schoolers' virtual tour brings historic fort into digital age

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
More than 100 students from a Washington state middle school are putting together a virtual reality tour of Fort Vancouver Na -More
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Tips to help teachers use PBL to boost history, social studies lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
Project-based learning can be an effective approach in history and social studies classrooms.  -More
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Ohio geography students discuss Belgium attacks

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
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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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How teachers can transition to student-led conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
More schools are transitioning away from parent-teacher conferences and instead allowing students to lead the conversations a -More
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How can schools promote teacher leadership?

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
The Center for Teaching Quality recently released a report outlining seven qualities that promote teacher leadership in schoo -More
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How updated Google Forms improves classroom data collection

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
Teacher Starr Sackstein uses student data collected using Google Forms to create exit tickets and provide feedback, she expla -More
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Administrators shadow students to gain empathy

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
School and district leaders recently got a first-hand look at the daily lives of students during the nationwide Shadow a Stud -More
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Educational trips to Cuba a possibility for US students

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
President Barack Obama made a historic trip to Cuba this week. Some high-school students are following suit.  -More
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March TSSP

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
The March issue of The Social Studies Professional is now available for download! Get TSSP. -More
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
Get ready for the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.  -More
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Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
Thomas Edison, inventor -More
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Alabama lawmaker apologizes for bill requiring teachers be trained not to have sex with students

Education News from Washington Post - March 23, 2016 - 12:06pm
And then there's the legislation in Kansas that would allow anyone who saw a transgender person in a school bathroom to sue the school for $2,500.... The state bills just keep on coming.









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