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Educator: Take the stress out of testing

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Standardized testing can be stressful for students, asserts Dr. Judy Willis, a neurologist and teacher.  -More
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Mich. school adopts student-centered philosophy

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Educators at a Michigan school use a student-centered model to help students take ownership of their learning.  -More
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Report features 9 educator-reviewed tech tools

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Four educators recently evaluated the quality and usefulness of nine free or low-cost digital tools as part of a report by th -More
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Wis. students from military families honored

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Three Wisconsin districts recently recognized students of military families during a luncheon to honor them for how they pers -More
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Students, teacher launch nutrition club

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Some students and a teacher at a California middle school meet weekly to discuss food as part of a school nutrition club.  -More
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Enhance the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.
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Social studies conferences around the nation

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Spring is a busy time for regional, state and local social studies conferences. Check out our complete listing.
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Whatever women do, they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Charlotte Whitton, feminist and political leader
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What should be taught about WWI?

NCSS Smartbrief - April 7, 2017 - 1:14pm
The 100-year anniversary of the US entry into World War I was observed on Thursday.  -More
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Teacher: How to make flexible seating work in class

NCSS Smartbrief - April 7, 2017 - 1:14pm
Flexible seating can present challenges for classroom management, according to teacher Laura Bradley.  -More
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4th-graders' projects teach Va. history

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Trump pledges big spending on education

NCSS Smartbrief - April 7, 2017 - 1:14pm
President Donald Trump during a town hall for CEOs this week pledged to boost investments in education, support school choice -More
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Teacher race, dropout rates linked in study

NCSS Smartbrief - April 7, 2017 - 1:14pm
Low-income black students may be more likely to graduate high school and consider college if they have access to black teache -More
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How some schools are curbing hate speech

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Student composes song about the SAT

NCSS Smartbrief - April 7, 2017 - 1:14pm
A high-school junior -- an aspiring actor and musician -- wrote a song that addresses the stress of the SAT.  -More
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Are teachers shying away from politics in class?

NCSS Smartbrief - April 7, 2017 - 1:14pm
Teachers may struggle when it comes to addressing national politics in the classroom, but 55% of teachers participating in a  -More
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Mass. district helps students manage stress

NCSS Smartbrief - April 7, 2017 - 1:14pm
Educators, students and school leaders in a Massachusetts district are working to reduce student stress and anxiety.  -More
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Volunteer opportunities

NCSS Smartbrief - April 7, 2017 - 1:14pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committees.
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