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Tips to help teachers leverage social media tools

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:57pm
Social media provides useful tools for teachers and students, along with some challenges, Kathy Cook, the director of educati -More
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Ga. students' plastic bags solution: Help the homeless

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:57pm
A group of high-school students from three Georgia schools took their study of plastic waste and turned it into an effort to  -More
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Ill. students lend their hands to cleaning up tornado-hit community

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:57pm
Students from Moline High School in Illinois recently traveled to another community in the state to help clean up after a dea -More
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NCSS webinar call for proposals

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:57pm
NCSS is looking to continue to bring the best online educational programming available to the social studies professional in  -More
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April President's Message

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:57pm
In his President's Message in the April 2014 The Social Studies Professional, Stephen Armstrong reviews the objectives that t -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:57pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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It is much easier to be a hero than a gentleman.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:57pm
Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer -More
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Mich. elementary students take tour to learn about world cultures

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
More than 200 elementary-school students from two Michigan counties took an interactive cultural tour at Saginaw Valley State -More
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Middle-school teacher uses magazine column on inventions to teach nonfiction

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
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Texas education board rejects stand-alone Mexican-American studies course

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
The Texas Board of Education on Wednesday decided not to vote on a proposal to add an official state Mexican-American studies -More
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Obama to direct $100M for college-prep, apprenticeships

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
President Barack Obama on Monday announced a $100 million initiative to direct funds to schools and partner institutions nati -More
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How school districts can effectively upgrade wireless Internet

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
As school districts nationwide prepare for an influx of $3 billion in federal funds to improve wireless Internet connectivity -More
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Student-produced videos teach middle-schoolers about behavior

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Students make videos about how to behave at school during an enrichment class that is part of a Michigan middle school's Posi -More
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Ala. elementary students wrap up campaign speeches before SGA elections

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Third- and fourth-graders at an Alabama elementary school who are running for a spot in the school's Student Government Assoc -More
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Mel Miller Outstanding Social Studies Leader Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Each year, the National Social Studies Supervisor Association presents the Mel Miller Outstanding Social Studies Leader Award -More
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Social Studies Advocacy Webinar

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
In a recent webinar, Catriona Macdonald, NCSS expert on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., shared details of our most recent l -More
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A good example is far better than a good precept.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Dwight Moody, American preacher and publisher -More
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