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Wash. 2nd-graders profile community's diversity on video

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Second-graders at Oak Harbor Elementary School in Washington state shared what they learned about the diverse cultures in the -More
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Educators share their experiences with blended learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Some educators who use blended learning say the infusion of technology has helped them develop student-centered classrooms.  -More
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Iowa students learn about requirements of IB diploma in seminars

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
High-school juniors in Iowa who will start the two-year International Baccalaureate Diploma program in the fall are taking wr -More
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Conn. high school to add 3 new social studies courses

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
The social studies department at Southington High School in Connecticut plans to offer three new courses -- human rights, wor -More
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Edmodo hopes to improve education through social networking

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Edmodo is a social network that connects teachers, students and parents at primary and secondary schools for improvement ther -More
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Maine civics students spruce up alley with mural

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Students from a Maine high-school civics class recently painted a mural on a downtown alleyway as part of their participation -More
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4th-graders lobby for D.C. to have its own rock

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Fourth-graders in a Washington, D.C., elementary school have partnered with local officials to establish the Potomac blueston -More
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Freedom Summer's 50th anniversary: Investigating the civil rights movement

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
This three-day workshop, July 30 to August 1, will provide a varied program of civil rights panelists, demonstration of the F -More
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Are you a member?

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation&rs -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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To be content with little is hard; to be content with much, impossible.

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Austrian writer -More
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Fla. students learn about war history to mark July 4th

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Elementary-school students in Bradenton, Fla., recently learned how wars at home and abroad shaped U.S.  -More
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Self-improvement ideas for this summer

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Summer is the ideal time for educators to reflect on the previous school year and prepare for the fall, teacher and author Vi -More
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Instructional coaches need PD, too

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Schools can support the professional development of instructional coaches by encouraging lifelong learning and understanding  -More
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Mich. schools use website to allow students to report bullying

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Some Michigan school districts are allowing middle- and high-school students to report incidents of bullying by filling out a -More
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Ill. students write, perform "docu-poetry" in summer workshop

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Students in Springfield, Ill., who are participating in the Springfield Urban League's summer program recently attended a wee -More
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Tenn. students donate proceeds from garden to help hungry

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
A group of students in Tennessee recently participated in the sixth annual Food Initiative program, in which they planted and -More
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Link social studies standards with the Common Core State Standards

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
"Teaching Reading with the Social Studies Standards: Elementary Units that Integrate Great Books, Social Studies, and the Com -More
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