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Do parents rely on teachers to address Internet safety?

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
A recent survey of educators worldwide shows that 75% believe that parents rely too much on their child's teacher to address  -More
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W.Va. students raise awareness about clean water

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
High-school students from the Governor's Honors Academy in West Virginia will participate in a weekend "Walk for Water" event -More
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Va. 7th-graders learn how to respond in emergencies, natural disasters

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
Seventh-graders in Roanoke, Va., recently learned about how to respond to emergencies and natural disasters.  -More
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NCSS webinar call for proposals

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
NCSS is looking to continue to bring the best online educational programming available to the social studies profession in th -More
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Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
The Robert H. Jackson Center and the National Council for the Social Studies announce the 2014 Robert H.  -More
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Students research, create exhibits honoring Canada's war history

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Students at Waterdown District High School in Ontario recently hosted a classroom exhibit to showcase Canadian war history an -More
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Maker Movement marks a turning point in education

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
A new industrial revolution is underway with the modern Maker Movement, in which classrooms and lessons are designed to foste -More
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Should educators stay connected during the summer?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Principal Matt Renwick reflects in this blog post on a dilemma that all connected educators face -- whether to stay connected -More
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La. initiative teaches educators about workforce education

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Louisiana teachers are learning how to prepare students for an anticipated boom in high-skill jobs in the state.  -More
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How games can motivate, engage students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Games are powerful motivators for students, asserts computer science teacher Douglas Kiang, who spoke on the topic during a r -More
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Va. students to explore history by traveling on the James River

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Students from 17 high schools in Virginia this summer are traveling on the James River to learn about the state's geography,  -More
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Utah program trains teens in money management

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
About 60 teens from 11 Utah counties are teaching their peers about financial literacy this summer, as part of a program run  -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high quality professional development is important to the professional  -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Too hot to go outside?  -More
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Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Henry Ford, American industrialist -More
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