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How to help students see different viewpoints

NCSS Smartbrief - December 12, 2016 - 1:43pm
Encouraging students to consider others' perspectives can help them learn and analyze facts to support their views, teacher S -More
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Engaged or compliant? How to tell

NCSS Smartbrief - December 12, 2016 - 1:43pm
There are eight indicators that signal whether students are engaged in a classroom activity, suggests John Almarode, an assoc -More
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Graduation trends pose challenges for colleges

NCSS Smartbrief - December 12, 2016 - 1:43pm
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education in a recent report predicts stagnant high-school graduation rates amon -More
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How one teacher changed homework practices

NCSS Smartbrief - December 12, 2016 - 1:43pm
Educator Samantha Hulsman in this blog post explains how she has transformed her homework assignments into tasks that are me -More
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Social media connects students in Mass., Nepal

NCSS Smartbrief - December 12, 2016 - 1:43pm
Students at a Massachusetts middle school are participating in a cultural exchange with a school in Nepal.  -More
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Can clean clothes improve attendance?

NCSS Smartbrief - December 12, 2016 - 1:43pm
Students at eight schools in Baltimore will have access to on-campus washers and dryers as part of a pilot program aimed at i -More
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Economy program helps teach financial lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - December 12, 2016 - 1:43pm
Teachers at a Mississippi elementary school have adopted the My Classroom Economy program, which teaches students real-world  -More
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Every child is an artist until he's told he's not an artist.

NCSS Smartbrief - December 12, 2016 - 1:43pm
John Lennon, singer and songwriter
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As Other Districts Grapple With Segregation, This One Makes Integration Work

Education News from NY Times - December 12, 2016 - 11:18am
The Morris district in Northern New Jersey has long championed diversity, even as its student body has changed and nearby schools remain deeply segregated.
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Learning and Funding: It Turns Out Spending More Probably Does Improve Education

Education News from NY Times - December 12, 2016 - 9:00am
New research could provide fresh momentum for more lawsuits like a recent one in Connecticut seeking more equitable school funding.
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