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NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2016 - 1:38pm
Voting for the annual Educators' Choice Content Award is still open.  -More
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Calif. 5th-graders reflect on Thanksgiving

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Fifth-graders at a California elementary school recently participated in a feast to wrap up their Thanksgiving unit, in which -More
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How teachers can assist communities

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Teachers see the challenges facing America every day and are in a unique position to help, asserts Josh Thomases, dean of inn -More
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How will GOP leadership affect education?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Republicans beginning in 2017 will hold the majority in both legislative chambers and in two-thirds of state legislatures.  -More
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Tips to jump-start blended learning

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Educators aiming to adopt blended learning should first consider their goals, asserts Bill Tolley, a teacher at the Internati -More
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Civil rights pioneer John Lewis honored

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Civil rights pioneer and Congressman John Lewis recently received the Nashville Public Library Foundation's Literary Award du -More
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Kan. students learn about agriculture

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
Several school districts in Kansas introduce agricultural concepts to students with the help from the Kansas Foundation for A -More
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NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
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SmartBrief will not publish Nov. 25

NCSS Smartbrief - November 23, 2016 - 12:56pm
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, NCSS SmartBrief will not publish on Nov. 25. Publication will resume Nov. 28.
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What is a culturally responsive classroom?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
Creating a multicultural classroom takes a great deal of time, effort and thought, veteran teacher Cheryl Mizerny writes.  -More
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Ideas for teaching geography skills

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
Geography lessons can expand students' global perspective and enhance lessons on current events, middle-grades writing teache -More
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N.Y. district to add diversity to revamped history lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
A New York district is considering changes that would give a more comprehensive view of African and African-American history  -More
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Study: 75% of teachers use tech daily

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
About 75% of teachers use technology with students daily, according to a study by Front Row Education.  -More
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W.Va. students building charity tiny homes

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
Students from 12 West Virginia vocational schools are working to design and build tiny houses for some people affected by a f -More
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Early form of Hebrew said to be inscribed on ancient stone slabs

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
Inscriptions on ancient stone slabs found at various Egyptian archaeological sites are an early form of Hebrew, according to  -More
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Still time to register

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
It's not too late for you to register for the NCSS Annual Conference at the discounted pre-conference rates.
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NCSS C3 Literacy Collaborative at the NCSS conference

NCSS Smartbrief - November 21, 2016 - 1:24pm
The NCSS C3 Literacy Collaborative (C3LC) project seeks to put the NCSS C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards into
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