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Discarded Museum is Resurrected at Brown

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:47pm
The work of the naturalist John Whipple Potter Jenks was thrown out and forgotten until a group of graduate students revived it, with an artist’s help, for a new exhibition.
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NYC students study, make films about FDR's 4 freedoms

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
A group of New York City students with special needs are working on mini-films about President Franklin Roosevelt's four free -More
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Colo. students learn state's history in one-room schoolhouse

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
Some students in kindergarten through fourth grade recently learned about early frontier life during a weeklong summer camp a -More
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Tenn. proposal calls for elementary cursive instruction

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
The Tennessee State Board of Education recently gave preliminary approval to new standards for cursive writing instruction.  -More
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Texas educators plan for future of education

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
Education historian Diane Ravitch criticized the shift toward high-stakes testing at a conference for educators in Texas.  -More
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How to shift workflow to a digital platform

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
Setting up classroom procedures and workflows for a digital platform, such as Google Apps for Education, can be complicated,  -More
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Historians study U.S. Civil War soldiers' use of graffiti

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
Wartime graffiti was used in the Civil War by both Union and Confederate soldiers, writes Kim A.  -More
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Ill. students aim to increase state's snapping turtles population

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
Students at Whitney Young Magnet High School in Illinois recently released 100 small alligator snapping turtles into a lake a -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Motherlode Blog: Sticks and Stones, and a Diagnosis in Words That Can’t Hurt Us

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:43am
A diagnosis, of autism or anything else, won’t make me mourn my daughter, who is different, not dying.






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The Learning Network: A Midsummer Hiatus, July 28-Aug. 1

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:11am
We’re taking a break this week to get some work done behind the scenes, but we’ve left you with a summer-fun classic for your teaching and learning pleasure.






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Degrees of Education: Building a Better College Ranking System. Wait, Babson Beats Harvard?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:10am
Money magazine released a new list of best colleges focused on what is on the minds of many parents and students: money. Babson ranked No. 1.
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A Bipartisan Argument for Full-Service Community Schools

Education Week - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:04am
U.S. Reps. Steny H. Hoyer, a Democrat, and Aaron Schock, a Republican, introduced a bill last week that would create a competitive-grant program to expand such schools.
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