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Long trend of Hispanic enrollment increases in Montgomery

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 4:30pm

Montgomery County’s new school enrollment figures show that Hispanic students make up the largest racial or ethnic group in kindergarten classes for a third year in a row. But the longer trend is a steady increase in Hispanic students for three decades, district numbers show.

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Authors visit D.C. schools to inspire young readers and writers

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 4:15pm

Isabel Wilkerson, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, said she has traveled as far as Singapore, Alaska and the British Parliament to discuss her book about the migration of African Americans from the South. But she was especially excited to be talking to students at Cardozo Education Campus Monday morning, she said.

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Motherlode Blog: The Issue With Sexting Isn’t the Sex. It’s the Text.

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 2:08pm
“I’ll show you mine, you show yours” has been around for a long time. It’s the medium that makes it different and scary.






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Social studies teachers bring headlines into the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
Social studies teachers can find lesson plans from current events, with discussions that encourage students to express their  -More
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Ill. middle-schoolers Skype with "Flying Classroom" pilot

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
Sixth-graders at Gompers Middle School in Illinois recently chatted with pilot Barrington Irving via Skype in his "Flying Cla -More
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Pa. high-schoolers can graduate with associate degrees

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
A program in Chester County, Pa., allows students to earn their two-year associate degrees while pursuing high-school diploma -More
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Shift to blended learning can be challenging for veteran teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
Transitioning to blended learning can be challenging for experienced teachers, who may have been successful with other teachi -More
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N.J. students raise money, buy school supplies for students in Darfur

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
Advanced Placement history students at Mount Olive High School in New Jersey are helping schoolchildren in Darfur, Sudan, thr -More
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Maps may document Marco Polo trip to Alaskan coast

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
Researchers are studying a set of parchment maps and texts for clues about Marco Polo's 13th-century travels and to determine -More
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Annual Conference speaker -- Karen Korematsu

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
Karen Korematsu is the daughter of the late Fred T. Korematsu and in 2009 co-founded the Fred T.  -More
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Premium subscriptions to NCSS journals

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
NCSS is offering premium institutional subscriptions to our journals Social Education and Social Studies and the Young Learne -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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