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It is much easier to be a hero than a gentleman.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:57pm
Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer -More
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Mich. elementary students take tour to learn about world cultures

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
More than 200 elementary-school students from two Michigan counties took an interactive cultural tour at Saginaw Valley State -More
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Middle-school teacher uses magazine column on inventions to teach nonfiction

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
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Texas education board rejects stand-alone Mexican-American studies course

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
The Texas Board of Education on Wednesday decided not to vote on a proposal to add an official state Mexican-American studies -More
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Obama to direct $100M for college-prep, apprenticeships

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
President Barack Obama on Monday announced a $100 million initiative to direct funds to schools and partner institutions nati -More
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How school districts can effectively upgrade wireless Internet

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
As school districts nationwide prepare for an influx of $3 billion in federal funds to improve wireless Internet connectivity -More
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Student-produced videos teach middle-schoolers about behavior

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Students make videos about how to behave at school during an enrichment class that is part of a Michigan middle school's Posi -More
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Ala. elementary students wrap up campaign speeches before SGA elections

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Third- and fourth-graders at an Alabama elementary school who are running for a spot in the school's Student Government Assoc -More
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Mel Miller Outstanding Social Studies Leader Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Each year, the National Social Studies Supervisor Association presents the Mel Miller Outstanding Social Studies Leader Award -More
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Social Studies Advocacy Webinar

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
In a recent webinar, Catriona Macdonald, NCSS expert on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., shared details of our most recent l -More
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A good example is far better than a good precept.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Dwight Moody, American preacher and publisher -More
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Mich. students launch website on ancient world history

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Students in Meridian High School's New Tech Early College program in Michigan teamed up with the Midland Center for the Arts  -More
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Teacher uses March Madness brackets to debate works of literature

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Advanced Placement literature teacher Brian Sztabnik taps into the excitement of March Madness to lead students in an activit -More
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Could "micro-credentialing" improve personalized professional development?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
A "micro-credentialing" system would recognize and encourage teachers to pursue personalized professional development through -More
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N.Y. district films teachers for instructional coaching

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
A New York school district has developed an Instructional Coaching Institute in which teachers are filmed during class and th -More
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Helping students evaluate online resources in 4 steps

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
A recent survey of 770 seventh-grade students revealed more than 70% value content relevance over a website's credibility, wr -More
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Pa. 8th-graders work to change perception of mental illness

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Eighth-grade peer mentors at South Allegheny Middle School in Pennsylvania on Monday kicked off Stop the Stigma Week to help  -More
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