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An alternative to remedial college classes gets results

Education News from Washington Post - February 16, 2017 - 1:00am
Colleges develop new ways to help students with weak records catch up
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State Solidarity Still Eroding on Common-Core Tests

Education Week - February 15, 2017 - 5:14pm
An Education Week survey finds smaller shifts in testing this year as more states embrace the SAT and ACT and the number of states using PARCC or Smarter Balanced holds steady.
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Ill. students create virtual black history museum

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
History students at an Illinois high school recently designed posters honoring key African-American figures for a virtual mus -More
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How background knowledge builds reading skills

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Front-loading a whole novel lesson with background knowledge is essential in helping students understand and engage with the  -More
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How to help students spot fake news

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
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How teachers can cut risk of bias in grading

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Educators may bring subconscious bias to grading, math teacher Robert Ahdoot writes in this blog post.  -More
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Teachers in training experience classroom sooner

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Northern Kentucky University has launched a pilot program in which education students spend four days each week in an element -More
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How 3 teachers use Google Expeditions

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Three teachers at this year's TCEA Conference in Austin, Texas, offered insights into how they are using Google Expeditions.  -More
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Students increasingly engaged in politics

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Teachers say their middle- and high-school students are more engaged than ever in politics.  -More
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Schools support students of incarcerated parents

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Incarceration of a parent touches the lives of about 1 in 28 children, according to the National Resource Center on Children  -More
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Getting Social blog

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
This week, NCSS Executive Director Larry Paska focuses on the second century of social studies as we know it. Read more.
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NCSS board and officer elections

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Tina Heafner, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, has been elected vice president of National Counc
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