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Amazon service brings efficiency to Kindles in schools

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
Since October 2012, Amazon has offered the Whispercast service to schools and businesses -- allowing them to manage multiple  -More
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N.Y. school affected by Sandy thanks Pa. students with mural

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
Juniata Gap Elementary School in Altoona, Pa., later this week will unveil a mural from a New York school during its annual D -More
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N.C. 5th-graders lead school's recycling efforts

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
Six fifth-graders from Old Fort Elementary in North Carolina have been presenting their research on the benefits of recycling -More
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2014 NCSS Board of Directors elections

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
The 2014 Elections for the NCSS Board of Directors takes place beginning in February. Members of good standing as of Dec.  -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled, then something has been lost.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
Martha Graham, American dancer and choreographer -More
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Calif. students working to restore wagon from early 1900s

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/03/2014 - 2:27pm
Students in Bill Olinger's after-school auto body and paint class at Selma High School in California are working weekly on a  -More
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3 ideas for launching a project-based lesson in 2014

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/03/2014 - 2:27pm
Project-based learning advocate Suzie Boss in this blog post shares three ideas that teachers can use to launch a ready-made  -More
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N.C. district gives students a leg up with language immersion

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/03/2014 - 2:27pm
A North Carolina school district has launched language-immersion programs, including one in which students expand their Spani -More
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Schools nationwide struggle to hire more minority teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/03/2014 - 2:27pm
Diversity in staffing in Minnesota's schools has not kept up with the diversity among students.  -More
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History teacher changes skeptical tune after trying flipped-instruction

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/03/2014 - 2:27pm
Jody Passanisi, an eighth-grade U.S.  -More
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Teacher-student duo produces Secret Service documentary

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/03/2014 - 2:27pm
Indiana history teacher Tim McDonald and his former student Hobie Crase recently teamed up to produce "Behind Dark Glasses,"  -More
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Wis. students preserve WWII, Holocaust survivors' stories on DVD

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/03/2014 - 2:27pm
A team of eighth-graders from a Wisconsin middle school are using technology to preserve the stories of World War II veterans -More
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Conference proposal reviewers

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/03/2014 - 2:27pm
Help shape the 2014 NCSS Annual Conference in Boston by becoming an online proposal reviewer.  -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, 01/03/2014 - 2:27pm
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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It is often easier to fight for principles than to live up to them.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/03/2014 - 2:27pm
Adlai Stevenson II, American politician -More
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Utah 6th-graders use news articles, puppets to share China's history

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/30/2013 - 3:35pm
Sixth-graders at Wasatch and Hillcrest elementary schools in Ogden, Utah, recently shared what life was like in ancient China -More
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