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Education poll highlights public opinion on policies

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:56pm
Public support for the Common Core State Standards has dropped from 65% in 2013 to 53% in favor now, according to a recent su -More
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How schools can keep track of mobile devices

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:56pm
As schools introduce more mobile technology, there is increased risk of the devices going missing, according to this article, -More
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Teachers in Mo. clean the streets as historic unrest unfolds

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:56pm
With schools in two districts shuttered this week because of civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., some teachers have taken to the s -More
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Iowa students recognized for food-waste projects

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:56pm
Students from Johnson County, Iowa, recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to be recognized by the President's Environmental  -More
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Link social studies standards with the Common Core State Standards

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:56pm
"Teaching Reading with the Social Studies Standards: Elementary Units that Integrate Great Books, Social Studies, and the Com -More
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:56pm
Get ready for the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.  -More
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Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:56pm
Robert Quillen, American journalist -More
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2 Calif. high-school teachers develop immigration, U.S. history curriculum

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
Some sophomores, juniors and seniors attending a California high school this fall will examine what it means to be an America -More
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Questions for teachers to pose to connect with parents

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
Asking parents questions about their child and taking time to listen can help educators build a rapport with parents, transfo -More
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Md. residency program strives to prepare, retain talented educators

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
The Baltimore-based Urban Teacher Center operates a type of residency program for new teachers.  -More
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4 ways to develop a professional learning network

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
It is possible for educators to develop a professional learning network both online via Twitter or mobile applications such a -More
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Is gaming taking learning to the next level?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
Gaming in education appears to have found the right combination of challenge and engagement to make it an effective learning  -More
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N.Y. students create artwork depicting history for graphic novel

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
Students participating in a summer literacy project in Buffalo, N.Y., created artwork for the History of Buffalo Graphic Nove -More
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Online campaign raises $71K for food bank near Ferguson

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
Civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., has shuttered schools for several days, leading a North Carolina teacher to worry that student -More
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Become a CAEP Program reviewer

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
NCSS seeks members to serve as reviewers of university social studies teacher education programs for the Council for the Accr -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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