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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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Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: It is character.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:54am
Albert Einstein, German-American theoretical physicist -More
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Calif. student's History Day paper becomes part of online curriculum

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:17pm
California eighth-grader Jessica Stump's award-winning History Day paper about Henrietta Lacks, a woman whose cells have been -More
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How to break the ice with students on the 1st day of school

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:17pm
The first day of school can bring up anxiety and there are ways to calm fears with some fun icebreaker activities, sixth-grad -More
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Fla. district's students to make cross-curricular connections

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:17pm
Students in a Florida school district will receive cross-curricular instruction in English, math and social studies to promot -More
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Colo. establishes cut scores for social studies, science exams

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:17pm
The Colorado State Board of Education has approved a range of cut scores for new online science and social studies assessment -More
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Overcoming anxiety to become tech fluent

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:17pm
Technology cannot benefit the classroom unless teachers have the digital fluency essential to embed tech tools seamlessly int -More
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N.C. 3rd-graders send care packages to "adopted" Marines

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:17pm
A group of third-graders in North Carolina recently collected items for care packages for their two "adopted" Marines who are -More
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Ill. students promote protection for trees, environment

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:17pm
High-school students in Illinois later this month will clean up a trail and tie red forestry tape on trees to promote saving  -More
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NCSS Webinar series -- Mapping the Nation and Get Digital

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:17pm
NCSS is offering new webinars to kick-off your school year this September: Mapping the Nation and Get Digital, a webinar seri -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:17pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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