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Calif. district's cafeterias go green

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
Schools in a California district are asking students to separate waste from their cafeteria trays into bins for recycling, re -More
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Present a session at the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
NCSS is now accepting proposals for presentations at the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference.  -More
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Social Studies for the Next Generation: Purposes, Practices, and Implications of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
New from NCSS Publications, this book breaks new ground with its inquiry-based framework for enhancing social studies state s -More
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Ga. teacher sets AP U.S. history to song

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
Advanced Placement history teacher Tom Wolff at South Forsyth High School in Georgia uses songs and videos -- some of them pr -More
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Using theater improvisation to improve learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
Theater improvisation is an effective method to boost learning, asserts Robert Kulhan, a professor at Duke University's Fuqua -More
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Educator: PD should "ignite" teachers' ideas, innovations

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
The language used to describe professional development -- as well as accompanied incentives -- should be refocused away from  -More
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Classroom model encourages positive behavior with social rewards

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
Social rewards can be powerful motivators for students' engagement and behavior, writes Lori Desautels, an assistant professo -More
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How teachers can make the most of Twitter, Google+

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
Google+ and Twitter offer teachers an opportunity to build their professional learning networks, according to Thomas Murray,  -More
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Maine high-schoolers support suicide awareness legislation

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
A group of Maine high-school seniors -- still grieving the death of a classmate -- are voicing support for proposed legislati -More
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Civil War submarine starting to reveal its secrets after 150 years

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
Scientists are finally getting a look at the hull of a Civil War submarine that sank after taking down a Union ship off the c -More
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NCSS needs your help!

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
NCSS needs members to help us develop the 2015 annual conference program by becoming a proposal reviewer.  -More
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Religion, social studies and you

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
This four-part webinar series will focus on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical approaches for addressing different fai -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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To be prepared is half the victory.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish novelist -More
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Okla. 5th-graders learn about colonial life at state's Capitol

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:17pm
Fifth-graders at Hilldale Elementary School joined other students from across the state at Colonial Day at the Capitol in Okl -More
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Educator offers lessons to teach reading, writing, character

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:17pm
Lessons can have multiple objectives such as literacy, history and character development, educator Mary Tarashuk writes in th -More
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W.Va. bill calls for earlier study of U.S. history

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:17pm
The House Education Committee in West Virginia is reviewing legislation introduced by Delegate John Overington, R-Berkeley, t -More
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