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Students research, create exhibits honoring Canada's war history

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Students at Waterdown District High School in Ontario recently hosted a classroom exhibit to showcase Canadian war history an -More
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Maker Movement marks a turning point in education

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
A new industrial revolution is underway with the modern Maker Movement, in which classrooms and lessons are designed to foste -More
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Should educators stay connected during the summer?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Principal Matt Renwick reflects in this blog post on a dilemma that all connected educators face -- whether to stay connected -More
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La. initiative teaches educators about workforce education

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Louisiana teachers are learning how to prepare students for an anticipated boom in high-skill jobs in the state.  -More
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How games can motivate, engage students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Games are powerful motivators for students, asserts computer science teacher Douglas Kiang, who spoke on the topic during a r -More
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Va. students to explore history by traveling on the James River

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Students from 17 high schools in Virginia this summer are traveling on the James River to learn about the state's geography,  -More
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Utah program trains teens in money management

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
About 60 teens from 11 Utah counties are teaching their peers about financial literacy this summer, as part of a program run  -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high quality professional development is important to the professional  -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Too hot to go outside?  -More
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Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Henry Ford, American industrialist -More
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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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