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The Learning Network: What Are Your Favorite Restaurants?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 3:33pm
What constitutes a good restaurant?






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‘Opting out’ of tests in Maryland, Virginia and D.C.

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 2:59pm
A growing number of parents nationwide are choosing to pull their children out of standardized testing. But few states explicitly allow or prohibit test refusal, according to a recent analysis by the Education Commission of the States, an organization that tracks education trends.Read full article >>






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Quick response from ‘the nation’s deadliest fraternity’ to a racist video

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 2:03pm
Last year on March 9, Sigma Alpha Epsilon made an unprecedented rule, in an effort to change the culture of what had been labeled the nation’s “deadliest fraternity”: No more pledging.After a decade of increased hazing that, according to Bloomberg, led to at least 10 deaths of SAE brothers, more than any other Greek organization in the country, the fraternity’s “Eminent Supreme Archon” Bradley M. Cohen wrote in a public message that it was time for dramatic change.Read full article >>






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Motherlode Blog: Lisa Bonchek Adams: She Did as Much as She Could for as Long as She Could

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:57pm
Lisa Bonchek Adams did not write like a woman resigned. She did not want to die. But even more, she did not want to disappear.






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Minn. 2nd-graders learn about Native American history through artifacts

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
Four learning trunks containing apparel, artifacts and games of the Dakota and Anishinaabe tribes are circulating among a Min -More
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Teacher: How to spark passion for learning in high-school seniors

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
Teaching high-school seniors can be difficult -- especially during second semester -- teacher Jessica Keigan asserts.  -More
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N.Y. middle-school teacher's 9/11 lessons include oral histories

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
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Group to offer national perspective on testing in K-12 schools

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
The "opt out movement" is growing in response to concerns over too much standardized testing in schools.  -More
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Educator: How to help students cope with test stress

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
Teachers can help ease test anxiety and increase students' potential to perform well on the exams by addressing the needs of  -More
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Would students learn best offline?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
Separate studies show the benefits of taking classroom notes by longhand and the negative effects on students' grades when th -More
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Fla. high-schoolers promote pedestrian safety, careful driving

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
Students at a Florida high school recently held Pedestrian Awareness Week to promote careful driving in the community, especi -More
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Religion, social studies and you

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
This four-part webinar series will focus on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical approaches for addressing different fai -More
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NCSS members -- Remember to vote!

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
The 2015 NCSS Board of Directors election is open through March 15. If you are an NCSS member who held membership as of Dec.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Every new concept first comes to the mind in a judgment.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
Charles Sanders Peirce, scientist and philosopher -More
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