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Students study Chinese culture through interdisciplinary projects

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
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Help Your Students Commemorate Yom Hashoah This Year
Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day, begins on the evening of April 15th. Echoes and Reflections includes visual history testimony from Holocaust survivors and other witnesses and addresses CCSS to help you teach about the Holocaust on this day of remembrance.

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Wash. lawmakers consider requirement to teach Native American history

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
Washington state lawmakers are considering legislation that would mandate schools in the state to include Native American his -More
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Schools host pep rallies to encourage Okla. students before tests

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
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Revolutionize the way students learn social studies
As partners in education, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt™ and HISTORY® are changing the way students experience social studies. By delivering compelling content, we're connecting students to history through virtual experiences that are energizing, inspiring, and memorable. See history in action!

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Tips for using technology to support PBIS

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
Technology can support positive behavioral interventions and supports in schools, writes Karen Gifford, director of the Behav -More
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Students design accessible fishing pole

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
Nine students in a gifted-education math class at a Wisconsin middle school for the past year have worked to develop a fishin -More
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Iowa elementary school's students become leaders

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
Some third- and fourth-graders submitted applications to become leaders in their Iowa elementary school.  -More
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Webinar: Cultivating a Civic Culture of Learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
Web Hutchins, the founder of Civics for All, will share how he is engaging students in local communities to support civic lea -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Are master’s degrees on their way out? Alternatives grow as enrollment fades

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:25pm
When George Washington University announced last week that it was laying off nearly 50 employees to reduce costs, the university’s president, Steven Knapp, blamed a decline in enrollment in graduate and professional programs.Read full article >>






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A professor hates tenure so much that he’s making a federal case of it

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:26pm
James Wetherbe, a professor of information technology at Texas Tech University, used to hear this kind of comment all the time when he gave speeches to business leaders about innovation and how changes could eliminate jobs while ensuring more production: “Easy for you to say — you’ve got tenure!”Read full article >>






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Strauss: ‘Why do you believe you need the Common Core?’ — principal

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:15pm
This is the fifth in a continuing series of letters between two award-winning school principals, one who likes the Common Core State Standards and the other who doesn’t. The debate over the Common Core State Standards has become so polarized that it is hard to get people who disagree to have reasonable conversations about it. The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news Web site focused on inequality and innovation in education, is hosting a conversation between Carol Burris of New York and Jayne Ellspermann of Florida (in a format that Education Week once used with Diane Ravitch and Deborah Meier as the authors).  The Report’s editors as well as both principals have given me permission to republish each letter.Read full article >>






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Strauss: Principal: Don’t blame Common Core Standards for bad implementation

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:01pm
This is the fourth in a continuing series of letters between two award-winning school principals, one who likes the Common Core State Standards and the other who doesn’t. The debate over the Common Core State Standards has become so polarized that it is hard to get people who disagree to have reasonable conversations about it. The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news Web site focused on inequality and innovation in education, is hosting a conversation between Carol Burris of New York and Jayne Ellspermann of Florida (in a format that Education Week once used with Diane Ravitch and Deborah Meier as the authors).  The Report’s editors as well as both principals have given me permission to republish each letter.Read full article >>






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