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Military artifacts link students to Canada's WWI history

NCSS Smartbrief - September 21, 2016 - 2:30pm
Students in a Grade 10 Canadian history class recently explored World War I by handling artifacts from the Canadian War Museu -More
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African American museum works with teachers to address sensitive topics

NCSS Smartbrief - September 21, 2016 - 2:30pm
The new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., is working with teachers to help them ad -More
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Colo. district works on teacher retention

NCSS Smartbrief - September 21, 2016 - 2:30pm
The Colorado State Board of Education has approved an "innovation zone" for Pueblo public schools, so administrators can work -More
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Teacher training targets Tenn. school's culture

NCSS Smartbrief - September 21, 2016 - 2:30pm
All educators and staff at a Tennessee high school recently received training in culturally responsive teaching as part of an -More
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3 tips for tech-phobic teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - September 21, 2016 - 2:30pm
New technology can be daunting for teachers, writes Karen Owens, a library technology educator at Palmer High School in Color -More
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How some schools support students' mental health

NCSS Smartbrief - September 21, 2016 - 2:30pm
Schools can support students' mental health by addressing the needs of all students at first and then offering individualized -More
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Should schools do more for integration?

NCSS Smartbrief - September 21, 2016 - 2:30pm
Some experts say districts need to make deliberate efforts to integrate schools rather than rely on stand-alone magnet progra -More
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Nonfiction focus welcomes news to school

NCSS Smartbrief - September 16, 2016 - 1:27pm
The increased emphasis on nonfiction texts in the Common Core State Standards has broadened the appeal of using current event -More
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Should students blog?

NCSS Smartbrief - September 16, 2016 - 1:27pm
Blogging can be taught to students as a writing genre, suggests English-language arts teacher Alice Chen.  -More
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Tenn. revises social studies standards

NCSS Smartbrief - September 16, 2016 - 1:27pm
Tennessee recently revised its K-12 social studies standards due to various complaints from teachers and parents.  -More
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Will lawmakers fund grants for school supports, counselors?

NCSS Smartbrief - September 16, 2016 - 1:27pm
Data show that school counselors can have a tremendous effect on students' success -- both in and out of school.  -More
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How should schools approach edtech?

NCSS Smartbrief - September 16, 2016 - 1:27pm
Joseph South, director of educational technology for the US Department of Education, says if he could make one change to how  -More
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Middle-schoolers learn life skills through field trips

NCSS Smartbrief - September 16, 2016 - 1:27pm
Educators at a Houston middle school are teaching students how to use public transportation and navigate the city by visiting -More
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Researchers find well-preserved wreckage of HMS Terror

NCSS Smartbrief - September 16, 2016 - 1:27pm
Wreckage of the HMS Terror, a ship that was lost during the Franklin Expedition's exploration of the Northwest Passage, has b -More
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NCSS Annual Conference program preview available

NCSS Smartbrief - September 16, 2016 - 1:27pm
The 96th NCSS Annual Conference -- held in Washington, D.C., from Dec.
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