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Teacher's effort to get to know students goes viral

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:16pm
Colorado elementary-school teacher Kyle Schwartz gave her students a writing assignment to get to know them.  -More
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Webinar: Cultivating a Civic Culture of Learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:16pm
Web Hutchins, the founder of Civics for All, will share how he is engaging students in local communities to support civic lea -More
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April 2015 TSSP

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:16pm
The April issue of The Social Studies Professional is now available for download! Get TSSP. -More
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Ohio teacher creates museum exploring biblical history

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:05pm
Teacher Dror Karavani recently created the Archaeological Museum of the Tanach at the Columbus Torah Academy in Ohio so stude -More
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Should history be taught thematically or chronologically?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:05pm
Schools nationwide differ in the teaching of history, with some taking a thematic approach and others choosing a chronologica -More
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Students learn about WWI through simulated trench warfare

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:05pm
Sixth-grade teachers at an Alabama school recreate trenches in their classroom as part of interdisciplinary, hands-on lessons -More
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Opt-out movement gains momentum

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:05pm
The "opt-out" movement -- in which students decide not to take standardized tests -- reportedly is gaining momentum nationwid -More
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Educator challenges peers to assess instead of test

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:05pm
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4 tips to help build an affordable digital media lab

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:05pm
A digital media lab can help create a project-based learning space for the 21st-century student, library media specialist Don -More
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S.C. students learn disaster preparedness through Pillowcase Project

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:05pm
Third- through fifth-graders at a South Carolina elementary school recently learned about preparing for hurricanes and other  -More
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Earth Day project has Ore. students designing, building birdhouses

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:05pm
Students at an Oregon high school recently used a computer-aided design program to design and built birdhouses in recognition -More
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Webinar: Cultivating a Civic Culture of Learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:05pm
Web Hutchins, the founder of Civics for All, will share how he is engaging students in local communities to support civic lea -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:05pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:05pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Okla. students reflect on 20th anniversary of Oklahoma City bombing

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 1:42pm
Students in Oklahoma recently reflected on the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing as the 20th anniversary nears.  -More
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How a growth mindset can counter unhealthy perfectionism

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 1:42pm
Helping students develop a growth mindset can help counter tendencies toward unhealthy perfectionism, educator Tricia Ebner w -More

Revolutionize the way students learn social studies
As partners in education, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt™ and HISTORY® are changing the way students experience social studies. By delivering compelling content, we're connecting students to history through virtual experiences that are energizing, inspiring, and memorable. See history in action!

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NCLB rewrite passes Senate education committee

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 1:42pm
A bill to rewrite No Child Left Behind was unanimously approved by the U.S. Senate's education committee on Thursday.  -More
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