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Teachers, students gain web access to 100 objects from British Museum

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:40pm
Students and teachers will be able to view images of and learn about 100 objects from the British Museum through an online re -More
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Can music improve teaching, learning?

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:40pm
Using music in the classroom helps to engage students, who will retain more information when it is set to a tune, writes Naph -More
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Fla. district reverses decision to opt out of tests

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:40pm
A Florida school district that voted last week to opt out of state standardized tests has rescinded the vote.  -More
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Ind. relaxes its standards for new teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:40pm
Indiana no longer will require formal education training for new teachers under a recent decision by the state's board of edu -More
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Survey: Schools increasingly use mobile technology

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:40pm
Mobile technology is becoming more popular in today's classrooms, according to a recent survey.  -More
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Books, blogs to help S.C. students connect with peers in France

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:40pm
French-immersion students at a South Carolina middle school will connect to peers in France by writing to each other, reading -More
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Iowa school uses on-campus garden for lessons on food, cooking

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:40pm
An Iowa elementary school is in its fifth growing season for a small on-campus garden that supports the school's farm-to-scho -More
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Call for members of FASSE Board

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:40pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on The Fund for the Advancement of Social Studies Education (FASSE) boa -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:40pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:40pm
Norman Vincent Peale, American minister and writer -More
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N.H. teacher designs curriculum tailored to local French-Canadian history

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
Susan Pomasko, a social studies teacher in New Hampshire, has incorporated her grant-funded summer travels to France and Cana -More
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History teacher develops civic course for N.J. high school

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
First-year African-American studies and U.S.  -More
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Tenn. revamps social studies tests to boost rigor

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
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Educator: Put teachers in charge of common core PD

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
Districts should tap teachers to help lead the professional development and collaboration needed to implement Common Core Sta -More
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Various approaches taken for Minn. teachers' tech training

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
More schools in Minnesota are introducing classroom technology this school year.  -More
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Calif. bill aims to keep students' electronic data safe

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
Lawmakers in California have passed legislation that prohibits the sale and disclosure of schools' online student data in wha -More
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Pa. students' painted barn "quilts" showcase county's history

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
Students in Perry County, Pa., have contributed artwork for the Quilt Barn Trail, a project in which their seven quilt design -More
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