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Last chance to vote for the 2014 Educators' Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 2:59pm
SmartBlog on Education this year launched a monthly Editor's Choice Content Award, which recognizes content written by educat -More
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There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 2:59pm
Charles Dickens, British writer -More
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Miss. teachers use grants for students' history, tech, environment projects

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:49pm
Students of three Mississippi teachers are learning about history, the environment and technology through hands-on projects f -More
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N.Y. English teachers integrate nonfiction, research into literature units

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:49pm
High-school English teachers in a New York district said they are teaching fewer full-length novels but are incorporating mor -More
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Ancestry.com opens its historical resources to schools

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:49pm
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Senator: Reform of NCLB could begin in early 2015

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:49pm
No Child Left Behind reform efforts could see renewed focus under Sen.  -More
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N.J. to allow top districts to bypass some requirements

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:49pm
New Jersey officials have announced plans to allow top-performing school districts to bypass an intensive state monitoring sy -More
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Some Ky. districts to pilot using snow days for virtual learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:49pm
Thirteen school districts in Kentucky are planning to test virtual learning this winter when buildings are closed because of  -More
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Pa. district teaches students life-saving skills

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:49pm
A Pennsylvania school district is using a $10,000 grant to teach life-saving skills to students.  -More
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Farm-to-table takes on new life with millennials

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:49pm
Eating close to the source was once the only way to dine, and the farm-to-table trend toward fresh, local food is growing ami -More
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2014 NCSS Annual Conference presentations

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:49pm
Did you miss the annual conference, or are you looking for copies of materials from a conference session you attended?  -More
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Cast your vote for the 2014 Educators' Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 2:49pm
SmartBlog on Education this year launched a monthly Editor's Choice Content Award, which recognizes content written by educat -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

How graphing historical data can boost math skills, social studies knowledge

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:33pm
Organizing historical data into charts and graphs can help students grasp basic math and graphing skills while they also lear -More
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Pa. teachers learn tech tips in sessions with peers

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:33pm
A Pennsylvania high school offers a weekly, teacher-led professional-development workshop to help teachers boost their techno -More
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Report considers teachers' earnings trajectory

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:33pm
Teachers in some parts of the country reach the top of the pay scale later in their careers, making it difficult for them to  -More
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SCOTUS considers how schools should handle threats via social media

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:33pm
The U.S. Supreme Court heard a case Monday that could have implications for how school threats on social media are handled.  -More
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Ga. educators connect via Twitter

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:33pm
A group of Georgia educators hold a weekly Twitter chat to connect with colleagues and enhance professional learning.  -More
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