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Motherlode Blog: A Soon-to-Be Grandma, Ready to Learn

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 4:09pm
This spring, my older daughter announced that she was pregnant. And I realized almost immediately that I knew nothing about today’s birthing or parenting issues. I had a lot of catching up to do.






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Motherlode Blog: When All Else Fails, Embryo Adoption Offers Hope

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 4:09pm
After four years of infertility and many failures, this little baby popsicle of an embryo was our best hope at finally becoming parents.
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Degrees of Education: Financial Aid, Simplified: A Better College Calculator

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 4:02pm
Wellesley's net-price calculator is simpler than the typical one. As a result, most students who start using it finish the process, in a few minutes.
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Students in Canada dig, spend night in trenches to honor WWI veterans

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
A group of 27 students from Eaglesham High School in Canada recently participated in a Remembrance Day eve tribute, in which  -More
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Educators define "great teaching"

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
Five educators share their insights in this article into the qualities that make great teachers.  -More
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Teacher leadership programs take off in the U.S.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
A growing number of school districts nationwide are focusing on teachers as leaders and creating formal programs that establi -More
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Survey: Social media aids PD, helps educators stay current on trends

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
Social media is fast becoming a useful tool for professional development and teacher collaboration, according to a recent sur -More
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Tech tools connect physical, virtual worlds for students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
The Maker Movement, which encourages students to design and create, has reintroduced hands-on learning to increasingly virtua -More
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Maine middle-schoolers start food pantry to help feed hungry students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
Students in a Portland, Maine, middle school have started a school-based food pantry to help students and families in need.  -More
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Colo. teacher leads lessons on yoga in Calming Kids program

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
A Colorado third-grade teacher is in the second year of leading the Calming Kids program, which teaches yoga, stress manageme -More
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The NCSS Conference in your pocket

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
Attending the conference?  -More
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2015 candidates for NCSS Vice President and Board of Directors

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
The NCSS Nominations Committee has selected a slate of candidates for the 2015 Board of Directors and Officer elections.  -More
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Cast your vote for the 2014 Educators' Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
SmartBlog on Education this year launched a monthly Editor's Choice Content Award, which recognizes content written by educat -More
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Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese artist, poet and writer -More
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