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17-year-old students register to vote in party primaries in Ill.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
More than 300 students at New Trier High School in Illinois plan to participate in "Suffrage at 17," a state law that allows  -More
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Introduction to technology integration in the social studies classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
Technology integration is all around us and social studies teachers need the tools necessary to teach their students critical -More
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January/February 2014 TSSP

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
The January/February 2014 issue of "The Social Studies Professional," the newsletter for members of the National Council for  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Life has a funny way of becoming ordinary as soon as it can.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
Colm Toibin, Irish writer -More
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Mich. student produces documentary for end-of-year history assignment

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
A high-school junior in Michigan has turned his end-of-year history report -- about abolitionist John Brown -- into a 40-minu -More
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How to deliver a more engaging lecture

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
Lectures are a valid and effective instructional method despite a negative reputation, writes Todd Finley, Edutopia editorial -More
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How to use newspaper articles to engage struggling readers

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
Margueya Poupko, a teacher at Bruriah High School in Elizabeth, N.J., was struggling to reach her students when she decided t -More
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N.Y. officials debate funding for universal pre-K

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
Plans to offer universal full-day prekindergarten in New York state, according to state Education Commissioner John King, cou -More
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Why school librarians play key roles in the digital shift

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
Three school districts have included their librarians as an integral part of the digital transformation taking place in educa -More
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Va. district's Twitter account soars as snow-day-seeking students pile on

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
Students in a Virginia school district recently used Twitter to urge officials to cancel school due to snow.  -More
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NCSS Professional Development Series

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
NCSS presents the 2014 Social Studies Professional Development Series.  -More
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Premium subscriptions to NCSS journals

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
NCSS is offering premium institutional subscriptions to our journals Social Education and Social Studies and the Young Learne -More
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A bee is never as busy as it seems; it's just that it can't buzz any slower.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
Kin Hubbard, American humorist -More
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Balloon gives N.C. students an inside view of geography

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
Pinehurst Elementary School students in North Carolina got an inside look at the world during a recent visit from the Earth B -More
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Blended learning, hybrid innovations for the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
Some experts say blended learning is a hybrid innovation that is changing classroom instruction for the better.  -More
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