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Pa. students start yearlong study of Holocaust

NCSS Smartbrief - September 2, 2016 - 12:54pm
Students at a Pennsylvania high school have started learning about the Holocaust in a yearlong course taught by history teach -More
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Using data, stories to teach about immigration

NCSS Smartbrief - September 2, 2016 - 12:54pm
North Dakota educator Rachelle Lamoureux in this blog post shares how she uses infographics and newspaper articles to build s -More
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Education Dept. proposes ESSA spending rules

NCSS Smartbrief - September 2, 2016 - 12:54pm
The US Department of Education has released draft rules for the Every Student Succeeds Act that address issues concerning use -More
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Teacher: Ideas using podcasts as text

NCSS Smartbrief - September 2, 2016 - 12:54pm
Journalism teacher John Walter describes how he used the podcast "Serial" in his class to have students analyze it as a prima -More
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Students connect through mentoring program

NCSS Smartbrief - September 2, 2016 - 12:54pm
A Michigan middle school has developed a peer-mentoring program to help sixth-grade students transition and eighth-graders bu -More
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Marine reserve near Hawaii to be world's largest

NCSS Smartbrief - September 2, 2016 - 12:54pm
The Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, near Hawaii, is to become the world's largest protected marine area after Pre -More
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NCSS SmartBrief will not publish Sept. 5

NCSS Smartbrief - September 2, 2016 - 12:54pm
In observance of the Labor Day holiday in the US, SmartBrief will not publish Monday, Sept. 5.
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Big City: In Brooklyn, Stifling Higher Learning Among Hasidic Women

Education News from NY Times - September 2, 2016 - 11:10am
A letter from the United Talmudic Academy meant for girls entering the 12th grade, and their parents, stated that they “shouldn’t God forbid take a degree which is according to our sages, dangerous and damaging.”
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The Learning Network: Reader Idea | Teaching How to Write Psychology Abstracts While Exploring Themes in News Articles

Education News from NY Times - September 2, 2016 - 10:19am
Our week of Reader Ideas continues with a post about helping college students learn to write psychology abstracts based on Times articles about courageous people.
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