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How to use newspaper articles to engage struggling readers

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
Margueya Poupko, a teacher at Bruriah High School in Elizabeth, N.J., was struggling to reach her students when she decided t -More
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N.Y. officials debate funding for universal pre-K

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
Plans to offer universal full-day prekindergarten in New York state, according to state Education Commissioner John King, cou -More
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Why school librarians play key roles in the digital shift

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
Three school districts have included their librarians as an integral part of the digital transformation taking place in educa -More
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Va. district's Twitter account soars as snow-day-seeking students pile on

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
Students in a Virginia school district recently used Twitter to urge officials to cancel school due to snow.  -More
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NCSS Professional Development Series

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
NCSS presents the 2014 Social Studies Professional Development Series.  -More
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Premium subscriptions to NCSS journals

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
NCSS is offering premium institutional subscriptions to our journals Social Education and Social Studies and the Young Learne -More
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A bee is never as busy as it seems; it's just that it can't buzz any slower.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
Kin Hubbard, American humorist -More
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Balloon gives N.C. students an inside view of geography

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
Pinehurst Elementary School students in North Carolina got an inside look at the world during a recent visit from the Earth B -More
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Blended learning, hybrid innovations for the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
Some experts say blended learning is a hybrid innovation that is changing classroom instruction for the better.  -More
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New teacher shares how professional connections supported her in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
First-year teacher Kate Miller writes in this blog post that her professional connections with mentor teachers, collaborative -More
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Observation rooms, cameras give Ariz. teachers a unique view for PD

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
The Center for Teacher Development in Paradise Valley Unified School District in Arizona is using two-way mirrors and live-st -More
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Program encourages student dialogue on Twitter

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
Many schools have put limits on the use of social media in the classroom, but some educators are supporting sites such as Twi -More
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Foreign-language students from Ohio visit Belize and Germany

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
Twenty students from River View High School in Coshocton County, Ohio, spent their recent winter break either in Germany or B -More
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Fla. middle-schoolers remember 14 fallen astronauts

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
The 14 fallen astronauts of the 1986 Challenger and 2003 Columbia space shuttle missions were remembered Tuesday by a group o -More
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CUFA annual meeting call for proposals

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
The College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) of NCSS invites proposals for scholarship to be presented at its annual me -More
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