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How multisensory lessons can boost learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
Multisensory nutrition education may help reduce absenteeism and boost test scores, Ingrid Kohlstadt, a faculty associate at  -More
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Education Department releases NCLB waiver renewal guidelines

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
School districts can renew their No Child Left Behind waivers through the 2017-18 school year if they meet certain requiremen -More
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Schools often lack resources to help homeless students

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
There are more than 1.1 million public-school students in the U.S. without permanent homes, according to the U.S.  -More
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Program aims to teach students about online safety

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
A new, free online course -- "Think Before You Link" -- will be released for students in grades three to eight to help educat -More
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Mich. high-school students help clean up yards of elderly residents

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
Student volunteers from two Michigan high schools recently joined the "Make a Senior Smile" event where they helped clean up  -More
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Premium subscriptions to NCSS Journals

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
NCSS is offering premium institutional subscriptions to our journals "Social Education" and "Social Studies and the Young Lea -More
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Tips for first-time conference attendees

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
We've put together some suggestions to help first-time attendees get the most from their experience at the NCSS Annual Confer -More
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Cast your vote for the 2014 Educators' Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
SmartBlog on Education this year launched a monthly Editor's Choice Content Award, which recognizes content written by educat -More
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Students in Canada dig, spend night in trenches to honor WWI veterans

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
A group of 27 students from Eaglesham High School in Canada recently participated in a Remembrance Day eve tribute, in which  -More
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Educators define "great teaching"

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
Five educators share their insights in this article into the qualities that make great teachers.  -More
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Teacher leadership programs take off in the U.S.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
A growing number of school districts nationwide are focusing on teachers as leaders and creating formal programs that establi -More
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Survey: Social media aids PD, helps educators stay current on trends

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
Social media is fast becoming a useful tool for professional development and teacher collaboration, according to a recent sur -More
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Tech tools connect physical, virtual worlds for students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
The Maker Movement, which encourages students to design and create, has reintroduced hands-on learning to increasingly virtua -More
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Maine middle-schoolers start food pantry to help feed hungry students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
Students in a Portland, Maine, middle school have started a school-based food pantry to help students and families in need.  -More
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Colo. teacher leads lessons on yoga in Calming Kids program

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
A Colorado third-grade teacher is in the second year of leading the Calming Kids program, which teaches yoga, stress manageme -More
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