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Motherlode Blog: 9 Novels Both Girls and Boys Can Love

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:58pm
Tired of “boy books” and “girl books?” Nine books (or series) that both the boys and girls in my family have enjoyed.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Teaching About Climate Change With The New York Times

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:51pm
We updated an earlier collection on climate change with seven starting points for teaching and learning about the topic, along with a new list of links to much more, from Learning Network lesson plans to Times video, graphics, articles and photographs.
    
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Motherlode Blog: Recipes for Kids: Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 2:06pm
It’s a Mexican grilled cheese sandwich, with tortillas instead of bread.
    





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Md. students' history fair projects tackle tough topics

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Students in Calvert County, Md., recently presented projects in the county's history fair and took on subjects such as child  -More
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Wyo. social studies students to take historical tour of D.C.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Students from McCormick Junior High School in Cheyenne, Wyo., this summer will travel to Washington, D.C., to learn more abou -More
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Educator calls for hybrid roles to help build teacher-leaders

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Education reform often is planned on the front end with little input from teachers, elementary-school teacher Justin Minkel w -More
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How connected learning is reshaping today's classrooms

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Technology has opened the door to a vast world of information access for students and teachers, high-school teacher and EdTec -More
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Why teachers have a duty to teach technology skills

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Not all students enter the classroom with the technology skills they need to succeed, writes educator Renee Moore.  -More
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Utah governor signs bill backed by elementary-school's students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has signed a bill into law that changes the state tree from a spruce to a quaking aspen.  -More
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Pen-pal program builds more than writing skills for Ohio students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Students from a Youngstown, Ohio, elementary school have been working on their writing and social skills while corresponding  -More
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Social Studies Advocacy Webinars

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
On Jan.  -More
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April 2014 TSSP

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
The April 2014 issue of The Social Studies Professional, the newsletter for members of the National Council for the Social St -More
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How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Benjamin Disraeli, former British prime minister -More
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