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Cities seek positive relations for youths, law enforcement

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 1:02pm
Law enforcement agencies and other groups in some cities are working to improve relationships between law enforcement and you -More
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Mich. 4th-graders brainstorm stadium improvement ideas

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 1:02pm
A group of Michigan fourth-graders is using their creativity and design skills to propose improvements for a stadium.  -More
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Survey on literacy standard implementation

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 1:02pm
NCSS is collaborating with the National Coalition for Literacy Education to learn about how education educators are learning  -More
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Be an NCSS leader! Serve on an NCSS Operations Committee

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 1:02pm
NCSS is seeking applicants to serve on NCSS Operations Committees.  -More
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Va. 5th-graders learn history with video game

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:42pm
A Virginia elementary school's fifth-graders are learning about Civil War history with A Nation Divided, a video game develop -More
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Using student interest, collaborative learning to teach complex texts

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:42pm
Teachers can encourage and support students to read complex texts by selecting material relevant to student lives, teacher-co -More
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Education Department highlights school, museum partnerships

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:42pm
Schools in some states -- such as Virginia, Colorado and Tennessee -- are partnering with museums to enrich student learning. -More

Our nation's history - a new digital experience
The Idea of America™ is a digital, secondary U.S. history program that prepares students for active, engaged citizenship. With dynamic text, video, simulations and more to enrich curriculum and engage students, these 65 case studies span American history from pre-contact to the modern day to foster deep critical thinking, debate and communication. Learn More.

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What does student grit prove about performance, success?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:42pm
Some schools bolstered by research connecting personal qualities to performance are seeking to tie such characteristics to te -More
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Can personalized learning coexist with school accountability systems?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:42pm
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How an online curriculum can benefit students

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:42pm
An online curriculum can allow greater flexibility for educators and students, suggests English teacher Mike Saenz.  -More
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Pa. students place flags on veterans' graves for Memorial Day

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:42pm
Fifth- and sixth-grade students in a Pennsylvania school district recently learned about the significance of Memorial Day by  -More
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Wis. high-schoolers tackle social issues, personal challenges

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:42pm
Students at a Wisconsin high school are examining tough issues, such as sexual assault, abuse and bullying, through the "It T -More
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NCSS research awards

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:42pm
NCSS and the NCSS Research Community sponsor three annual research awards designed to recognize substantive scholarly inquiry -More
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New election schedule and call for nominations

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:42pm
Beginning with the 2015-16 year, voting for the NCSS Board of Directors elections will begin the Monday following the NCSS An -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:42pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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How to guide students' research with global primary sources

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 1:12pm
Helping students develop the skills to use primary sources to research topics and form conclusions about what they learn is k -More
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Students bond, build skills with oral storytelling projects

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 1:12pm
Students in some schools are learning more about their peers and oral storytelling through a program called StoryCorpsU, whic -More

Our nation's history - a new digital experience
The Idea of America™ is a digital, secondary U.S. history program that prepares students for active, engaged citizenship. With dynamic text, video, simulations and more to enrich curriculum and engage students, these 65 case studies span American history from pre-contact to the modern day to foster deep critical thinking, debate and communication. Learn More.

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