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Minn. high-school students host city candidates forum

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
Pierz Healy High School students in Minnesota recently hosted a televised student-run forum in which they asked city council  -More
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Calif. students raise breast cancer awareness with penny drive

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
Students in a California elementary school recently spent a week raising breast cancer awareness in honor of a teacher who lo -More
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NCSS Annual Conference hotel deadline is Friday!

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
NCSS has arranged special discounted rates at the four closest hotels to the Hynes Convention Center.  -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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SmartBrief Education: #SBSTEM Pathways event roundup

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
Educators, associations and thought leaders recently met at SmartBrief headquarters in Washington, D.C., for a lively convers -More
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5 W's can help students take notes on historical narratives

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:42pm
Identifying and outlining the 5 W's in the margins of the text guide for annotation can help history students establish the f -More
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Educator: UDL can help all students access common core

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:42pm
Universal Design for Learning can provide the framework to help students with disabilities access common core standards, spec -More
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CTE assessment receives initial approval in N.Y.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:42pm
New York students could be allowed to earn their high-school diploma by taking a test in an area such as the arts, hospitalit -More
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Ill. panel urges statewide civics education standards

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:42pm
Citing a gap in civics learning across the state, an Illinois task force is calling for greater civic engagement in schools i -More
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Why students can learn from teachers when it comes to technology

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:42pm
Today's students -- often referred to as "digital natives" -- are not any better at using technology than their teachers, acc -More
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Idaho women voters group holds mock election

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:42pm
The League of Women Voters in Latah County, Idaho, met Wednesday with high-school students to host a mock election to teach t -More
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Mich. students view military equipment on field trip

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:42pm
Fourth-graders in Michigan took a tour of a facility featuring military uniforms and equipment during a recent field trip hos -More
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Common core sessions at 2014 Annual Conference

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:42pm
The 2014 NCSS Annual Conference features more than 100 sessions addressing the Common Core ELA Standards for History/Social S -More
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NCSS Annual Conference -- Special features for retired teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:42pm
Retired from the classroom?  -More
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Ill. high-school students to serve as election judges

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:34pm
Dozens of Illinois high-school students will serve as judges at polling places for the upcoming Nov.  -More
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Maine 7th-graders to use technology to track sailor's world travels

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:34pm
Lewiston Middle School's seventh-graders in Maine will spend the next two years connecting with sailor Zeke Holland and his c -More
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