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Minn. students Skype with Army officer to better understand PTSD in novel

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
Sixth-graders at a Minnesota school recently spoke to Army Lt.  -More
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Election results are in!

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
Terry Cherry, teacher at Naaman Forest High School in Garland, Texas, has been elected as vice-president of National Council  -More
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Join us March 24 for Essentials of Dialogue Webinar

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
Essentials of Dialogue is part two of a four-part webinar series that focuses on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical ap -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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I will either find a way or make one.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:38pm
Hannibal, military leader -More
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Md. 8th-graders tour Baltimore's civil-rights history sites

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
Eighth-grade humanities students from a public charter school in Maryland recently toured a number of Baltimore landmarks tha -More
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Ideas for integrating Earth Day into classroom lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
Now is a great time for teachers to start planning lessons around Earth Day, observed on April 22, writes first-grade teacher -More
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Obama: Funding needs to increase for schools

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
President Barack Obama recently said he is seeking additional federal funding for education.  -More
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Whole-child model is gaining favor over zero tolerance

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
A growing number of urban school districts are abandoning zero-tolerance policies in favor of a whole-child approach.  -More
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How flipped learning could change the future of education

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
Flipped instruction can help maximize class time, personalize learning, excite students and teachers and build 21st-century s -More
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Ore. students create art on city's evolving history

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
Student artists at Tualatin High School in Oregon are working on pieces for the Student Visual Chronicle program.  -More
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Dog program helps students recover from trauma

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
The Comfort Dog Ministry, founded in 2008, has sent about 80 dogs to schools and universities in 23 states to help students r -More
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Webinar -- Tell Me A Story

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
The stories of individuals provide intimate perspectives on the life and character of a person perpetuating his or her indivi -More
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Social Studies for the Next Generation: Purposes, Practices, and Implications of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:13pm
New from NCSS Publications, this book breaks new ground with its inquiry-based framework for enhancing social studies state s -More
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Va. high-school students learn to lead Appomattox, Civil War tours

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:58pm
A group of high-school students in Appomattox County, Va., has been preparing for months to lead tours relating to the area's -More
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Pa. students create coloring book highlighting local history

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:58pm
Honors history students in a Pennsylvania high school recently researched historic sites around Hummelstown, Pa., and used th -More
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$1M teaching prize is awarded to Maine educator

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:58pm
A writing teacher and author in Maine has won the Global Teacher Prize, sometimes referred to as the "Nobel Prize of Teaching -More

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