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Students across US reflect on Veterans Day

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
Students across the US are learning about the duties and sacrifices of current and veteran members of the military in honor o -More
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Teacher: Blessing, burden of election lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
The recent elections offer the opportunity to analyze and discuss politics and current events in class, writes middle-school  -More
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What can schools expect under new president?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
Education policy under a Trump administration is expected to emphasize school choice, entrepreneurship, financial accountabil -More
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Calif. voters support bilingual education

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
California voters on Tuesday cast ballots in favor of Proposition 58, reversing an 18-year-old law banning bilingual educatio -More
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Students in 20 countries make connections

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
More students are engaging with their peers worldwide.  -More
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Ariz. elementary-schoolers learn Mandarin

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
Students in two Tucson, Ariz., elementary schools are learning Mandarin in Chinese-language immersion programs that are becom -More
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Students seek to curb cafeteria waste

NCSS Smartbrief - November 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
Students in an Oregon middle school are conducting a waste audit in their cafeteria.  -More
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Ill. students assist voters on Election Day

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2016 - 1:23pm
Students from Chicago-area high schools served as election judges in polling places on Election Day.  -More
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Tips for developing service-learning projects

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2016 - 1:23pm
Service learning is a form of project-based learning that incorporates academic goals, student engagement and empathy while h -More
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How messaging apps boost PD

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2016 - 1:23pm
Messaging applications, such as Voxer, can help prolong the benefits of professional development, writes Karly Moura, a Calif -More
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Educators learn about "trauma-informed" schools

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2016 - 1:23pm
The trauma-informed schools model -- in place in Boston for more than a decade -- is gaining traction in the St.  -More
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Library Go helps expand access to resources

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2016 - 1:23pm
Students and teachers in a Minnesota school district will have access to online library materials through the Library Go prog -More
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NYC middle school organizes high-school fair

NCSS Smartbrief - November 9, 2016 - 1:23pm
Educators at one New York City middle school held a high-school fair during school hours to give eighth-graders a chance to r -More
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