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Prince George’s County to host Back to School fair

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:31pm

The Prince George’s County Public School System is expecting thousands of families on Saturday to attend its annual Back to School fair at the Showplace Arena, an opportunity for students to register for classes, purchase uniforms and even get required immunizations.

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Letter From India: The Reality of English's Role in India

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:42pm
Protests over the use of English in a civil-service exam highlight the complex role the language plays in the country's social makeup.
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New Orleans students brainstorm ways to improve city travel

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
A group of New Orleans high-school students recently attended a summer workshop to take on a real-world problem: how to impro -More
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Why competition should not be all about winning

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
Children begin to flex their competitive muscle around age five, according to some researchers.  -More
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How are iPads being used for professional development?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
As many school districts nationwide roll out one-to-one iPad programs for students, some are recognizing the benefits of tabl -More
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Teacher reflects on importance of coaching, mentoring

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
Both coaching and mentoring play important roles in the teaching profession, according to Andrew Jones, head of religious stu -More
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How mobile technology is taking off in schools worldwide

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
Mobile technology increasingly is making an impact on education worldwide, according to blogger Saga Briggs, who in this post -More
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Parts of students' bill of rights adopted by Pa. district's board

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
The Pittsburgh Public Schools Board has adopted portions of a student-drafted bill of rights for its revised student code.  -More
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Md. 6th-grade student advocates for healthy schools, communities

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
Jodi Evans, a sixth-grade student in Maryland, has been named a youth ambassador on the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high quality professional development is important to the professional  -More
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Volunteer opportunities

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committee.  -More

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

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You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
Henry Ford, American industrialist -More
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Motherlode Blog: ‘Would You Like Us to Arrest Him?’

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 9:17am
After my 15-year-old was flashed on the street, my instinct was to shelter her. She had a stronger response in mind.






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