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Md. students use spring break to log community service hours

NCSS Smartbrief - April 6, 2016 - 1:09pm
A number of students in Maryland spent spring break logging community service hours they need to graduate.  -More
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Ala. students learn English through music

NCSS Smartbrief - April 6, 2016 - 1:09pm
Some students at an Alabama high school, some of whom are native to Guatemala and Mexico, are learning English by learning to -More
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS Smartbrief - April 6, 2016 - 1:09pm
Get ready for the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.  -More
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NCSS awards selection committees

NCSS Smartbrief - April 6, 2016 - 1:09pm
NCSS is looking for members to serve on awards selection committees.  -More
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Those who are ill informed about change will be at risk for a rough future.

NCSS Smartbrief - April 6, 2016 - 1:09pm
James Canton, entrepreneur and writer -More
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Pa. 6th-graders create museum featuring ancient Egyptian history

NCSS Smartbrief - March 25, 2016 - 1:01pm
Sixth-grade students at a Pennsylvania middle school recently showcased their knowledge of ancient Egypt during a museum even -More
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Museum teaches students, teachers through immersion program

NCSS Smartbrief - March 25, 2016 - 1:01pm
A California school's fourth-graders and their teacher learned how to integrate arts into their learning through a weeklong i -More
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Report: US spending $46B less than needed to maintain schools

NCSS Smartbrief - March 25, 2016 - 1:01pm
The US underinvests in maintaining and building schools by $46 billion a year, according to a report by the Center for Green  -More
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N.D. schools prepare to test civics proficiency

NCSS Smartbrief - March 25, 2016 - 1:01pm
Some students in North Dakota will take a 100-question civics test this year as part of a new graduation requirement.  -More
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How to introduce students to real-world problem-solving

NCSS Smartbrief - March 25, 2016 - 1:01pm
Web-focused SLAM -- Student Learning Apprenticeship Model -- events allow students to solve real-world problems through work  -More
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How female cartographers mapped the early US

NCSS Smartbrief - March 25, 2016 - 1:01pm
Women have participated in cartography "about as long as any man has," but their contributions have historically been overloo -More
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Project digitally preserves Papua New Guinea's languages

NCSS Smartbrief - March 25, 2016 - 1:01pm
Researchers with the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures in Australia are digitizing 1960 -More
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An invitation to authors

NCSS Smartbrief - March 25, 2016 - 1:01pm
If you're an enthusiastic elementary teacher or teacher educator with great ideas that you've implemented in the classroom, w -More
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Be an NCSS leader! Serve on an NCSS Operations Committee

NCSS Smartbrief - March 25, 2016 - 1:01pm
NCSS is seeking applicants to serve on NCSS Operations Committees.  -More
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Wash. middle-schoolers' virtual tour brings historic fort into digital age

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
More than 100 students from a Washington state middle school are putting together a virtual reality tour of Fort Vancouver Na -More
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Tips to help teachers use PBL to boost history, social studies lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
Project-based learning can be an effective approach in history and social studies classrooms.  -More
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Ohio geography students discuss Belgium attacks

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
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Middle School Resources Help Diverse Students Succeed
Text pairs with matching content at two reading levels make grade-level social studies material accessible, and the Famous People, Famous Words Reader's Theater scripts engage mixed-ability groups in active learning about historic documents, authors and events. Language-leveled social studies sets for ELs also improve content comprehension. FREE Sampler.

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