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Tenn. students challenged to collect food donations

NCSS Smartbrief - September 12, 2016 - 1:54pm
Students in Tennessee are participating in the 5th Annual High School Drive Away Hunger Challenge as part of Hunger Action Mo -More
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Report: Teens work to help feed their families

NCSS Smartbrief - September 12, 2016 - 1:54pm
Interviews with 193 US teens show some actively work to help feed their families but may avoid seeking help from nutrition pr -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - September 12, 2016 - 1:54pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te
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Educators, students mark 15th anniversary of 9/11

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
History teachers across the country are among those educating about the attacks of 9/11 to their students, many of whom were  -More
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How to engage students as owners of learning

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
There are three key ways that teachers can encourage students to become co-owners of their education, author Barbara Blackbur -More
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Iowa panel urges more focus on state history

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
An advisory committee in Iowa has recommended that schools there focus more on state history.  -More
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Federal guidance focuses on SROs

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
The US Department of Education and Department of Justice this week offered suggestions to schools and states about how they s -More
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SETDA: Schools should prepare to increase bandwidth

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
The average school should be prepared to triple its internet bandwidth in the next three years, according to a report by the  -More
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Students Skype with Olympic medalist

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
Fourth-graders at a school in Alaska chatted via Skype with world decathlon champion Bryan Clay.  -More
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Skulls, artifacts from Henry VIII's warship to be displayed online

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
Skulls and artifacts from the wreck of the Mary Rose, Henry VIII's warship that sank in 1545, are going on display in 3D reco -More
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I will not change just to court popularity.

NCSS Smartbrief - September 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
Margaret Thatcher, prime minister
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Pa. students start yearlong study of Holocaust

NCSS Smartbrief - September 2, 2016 - 12:54pm
Students at a Pennsylvania high school have started learning about the Holocaust in a yearlong course taught by history teach -More
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Using data, stories to teach about immigration

NCSS Smartbrief - September 2, 2016 - 12:54pm
North Dakota educator Rachelle Lamoureux in this blog post shares how she uses infographics and newspaper articles to build s -More
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Education Dept. proposes ESSA spending rules

NCSS Smartbrief - September 2, 2016 - 12:54pm
The US Department of Education has released draft rules for the Every Student Succeeds Act that address issues concerning use -More
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Teacher: Ideas using podcasts as text

NCSS Smartbrief - September 2, 2016 - 12:54pm
Journalism teacher John Walter describes how he used the podcast "Serial" in his class to have students analyze it as a prima -More
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Students connect through mentoring program

NCSS Smartbrief - September 2, 2016 - 12:54pm
A Michigan middle school has developed a peer-mentoring program to help sixth-grade students transition and eighth-graders bu -More
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Marine reserve near Hawaii to be world's largest

NCSS Smartbrief - September 2, 2016 - 12:54pm
The Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, near Hawaii, is to become the world's largest protected marine area after Pre -More
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