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Should test scores drive high-stakes decisions?

NCSS Smartbrief - August 15, 2016 - 1:45pm
Statistical models and scaling practices used for standardized test scoring may produce misleading data, according to a recen -More
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How flipping the classroom helps personalize instruction

NCSS Smartbrief - August 15, 2016 - 1:45pm
The flipped instructional method gives teachers more time to reinvent what learning looks like in the classroom, write educat -More
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Pa. student-artists paint portraits of US leaders for service project

NCSS Smartbrief - August 15, 2016 - 1:45pm
National Art Honor Society students at a Pennsylvania high school recently created portraits of notable historical figures wi -More
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Students learn criminal investigation from police officers

NCSS Smartbrief - August 15, 2016 - 1:45pm
Some middle-grades students in Ohio learned how to apply science and math skills during a weeklong camp on investigating crim -More
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Register for the NCSS Annual Conference

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Online registration is now open for the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.  -More
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Are you a member?

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NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation's  -More
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Check out SmartBrief Education Originals

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SmartBrief Education Originals connects education professionals with industry news, insights, resources and trends.  -More
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Tenn. high-schoolers learn to help peers express views

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
A group of high-school students in Tennessee recently attended a training session -- held by the nonprofit Facing History and -More
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Ideas for addressing equity in education

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
School leaders should not shy away from talking about equity in education with students and faculty, principal Carrie Tulbert -More
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What to do when classroom conversations go silent

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
Whole-class conversations can be challenging, asserts professor and writer Todd Finley.  -More
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Proposed ESSA rules focus on homeless student population

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
US Department of Education Secretary John King Jr.  -More
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Expanding the classroom with live video

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
Teachers can use live video in the classroom to take students on virtual tours and connect with parents and subject experts.  -More
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Service projects help Mass. ELLs build skills

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
A Massachusetts school district's summer learning program incorporates service-learning projects to help English-language lea -More
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Study: Presumed route into Americas too barren for humans to cross

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
There wasn't enough vegetation or wildlife along the North American Arctic corridor to support human migration into the Ameri -More
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Volunteer opportunities

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NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committees. -More
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Check out SmartBrief Education Originals

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SmartBrief Education Originals connects education professionals with industry news, insights, resources and trends.  -More
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