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The Learning Network: What Is Your Reaction to the Performance and Protest Piece ‘Carry That Weight’?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 3:42pm
Have you read or heard about Emma Sulkowicz, the student at Columbia who has been protesting its handling of a sexual assault she says happened to her as a sophomore? What do you think of her senior art thesis piece, “Carry That Weight”? Why?






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National student loan default rate declines to 13.7 percent

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 3:15pm

The share of student borrowers who default on federal loans soon after payments start coming due has fallen, the government reported Wednesday.

The national student loan default rate, 14.7 percent a year ago, now stands at 13.7 percent.

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Motherlode Blog: Thanks to Video Monitors, Parents are the New Big Brother

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 2:08pm
Parents who start using video baby monitors to observe infant sleep often continue using them long past a child’s babyhood, and children are sometimes aware that they’re being watched.






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Students encouraged to register to vote, cast ballots

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
High-school students across the country learned about the voting process, along with the rights and responsibilities of voter -More
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Ideas to help students find their passion in learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Research shows that helping students find their passion, or "spark," keeps them engaged and helps them achieve in school, you -More
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Educator offers 10 suggestions for leading PD sessions

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Educators who deliver professional development to their peers should look at themselves as "facilitators" to guide learning r -More
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NYC schools dive into PD with dedicated teacher-collaboration time

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Schools across New York City are taking varied approaches in using the uninterrupted 80 minutes of teacher-collaboration time -More
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Ideas for creating a connected school culture through Twitter

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
The use of social media channels such as Twitter can help teachers and school leaders foster a more connected culture within  -More
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Actress Watson launches UN campaign for the rights of women

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Actress Emma Watson recently delivered a speech to launch a gender equality campaign by U.N.  -More
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N.H. students take part in coastal cleanup event

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Students from several New Hampshire K-12 schools recently gathered to remove litter and debris from beaches as part of the St -More
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NCSS webinar call for proposals

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
NCSS is looking to continue to bring the best online educational programming available to the social studies profession in th -More
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NCSS Annual Conference speaker -- Keith Maddox

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Keith Maddox is an associate professor of psychology at Tufts University and director of the Tufts University Social Cognitio -More

$125,000 Salary for Master Social Studies Middle School Teachers!
The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School

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True happiness is ... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Seneca, Roman philosopher and playwright -More
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