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How teachers can transition to student-led conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
More schools are transitioning away from parent-teacher conferences and instead allowing students to lead the conversations a -More
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How can schools promote teacher leadership?

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
The Center for Teaching Quality recently released a report outlining seven qualities that promote teacher leadership in schoo -More
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How updated Google Forms improves classroom data collection

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
Teacher Starr Sackstein uses student data collected using Google Forms to create exit tickets and provide feedback, she expla -More
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Administrators shadow students to gain empathy

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
School and district leaders recently got a first-hand look at the daily lives of students during the nationwide Shadow a Stud -More
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Educational trips to Cuba a possibility for US students

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
President Barack Obama made a historic trip to Cuba this week. Some high-school students are following suit.  -More
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March TSSP

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
The March issue of The Social Studies Professional is now available for download! Get TSSP. -More
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
Get ready for the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.  -More
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Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.

NCSS Smartbrief - March 23, 2016 - 2:00pm
Thomas Edison, inventor -More
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Wash. middle-schoolers, Syrian children collaborate on art murals

NCSS Smartbrief - March 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
Students at a Washington state middle school are working on murals with Syrian children living in refugee camps in Amman, Jor -More
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Project has middle-schoolers focused on problem-based learning

NCSS Smartbrief - March 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
The seventh-graders at a North Dakota middle school exercised collaborative problem-solving skills in a project to design sol -More
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Student projects teach history, research skills

NCSS Smartbrief - March 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
Social studies teachers at a Virginia middle school are teaching students about the 1920s by having them select a topic for a -More
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White House visit from "Hamilton" cast highlights history, art education

NCSS Smartbrief - March 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
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Study: Deeper learning improves high-school graduation rates

NCSS Smartbrief - March 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
High schools in which educators use "deeper learning" methods may post better graduation rates than schools in which educator -More

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Skype interview connects Mass. students with civil rights marcher

NCSS Smartbrief - March 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
Massachusetts eighth-graders followed up lessons on the civil rights movement by using Skype to interview a white minister wh -More
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At-risk youths in Chicago to get a hand from Duncan

NCSS Smartbrief - March 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
Former US Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Thursday that he has accepted a job as managing partner at the Emerson Co -More
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Radar detects objects in hidden rooms within Tutankhamun's tomb

NCSS Smartbrief - March 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
Additional rooms in Tutankhamun's burial chamber containing objects made of metal and organic materials have been detected th -More
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Webinar -- Sustainable Social Studies

NCSS Smartbrief - March 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
Interested in going green for your class? Join us March 29 for a Sustainable Social Studies webinar with Mike Yell.  -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - March 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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