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Massive Online Open Course -- Improving Historical Reading and Writing

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 1:32pm
Improving Historical Reading & Writing is a free Massive Online Open Course offered June 22 to Sept.  -More
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The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 1:32pm
Herbert Spencer, philosopher and sociologist -More
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Fla. students learn across subjects with museum studies program

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
A Florida elementary school's students and teachers have received training and help from local museums as part of the school' -More
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Why classroom culture is important to PBL

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
Educators need to establish a classroom community of trust and teamwork to make project-based learning work, Laura Thomas, di -More
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WWII veteran from Iowa visits German immersion school in Va.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
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Our nation's history - a new digital experience
The Idea of America™ is a digital, secondary U.S. history program that prepares students for active, engaged citizenship. With dynamic text, video, simulations and more to enrich curriculum and engage students, these 65 case studies span American history from pre-contact to the modern day to foster deep critical thinking, debate and communication. Learn More.

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Students will be able to take ACT on computers next year

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
ACT is expected to announce that computer-based versions of the college-entrance exam will be available next year in the 18 s -More
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How a Md. high school offers AP to all students

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
A Maryland high school is promoting a college-like culture among its diverse student body by eliminating entrance requirement -More

Democracy Goes Digital with HMH® and CCE
Together, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt™ and the Center for Civic Education are bringing education in civics and government to the forefront for 21st-century students. Through interactive digital products, students and teachers can access civics and government content anytime, anywhere.
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Study: Videos viewed on social media can have lasting impacts

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
Online videos of graphic events viewed via social media can cause post-traumatic stress disorder -- just as if users had witn -More
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Ill. students make therapeutic pillows for the elderly

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
Students attending an Illinois Montessori school recently sewed 90 therapeutic pillows for patients living in a senior care f -More
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U.S. leaders talk with Baltimore students

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
U.S.  -More
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Survey on literacy standard implementation

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
NCSS is collaborating with the National Coalition for Literacy Education to learn about how education educators are learning  -More
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May/June Issue of The Social Studies Professional

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
The May/June issue of TSSP is now available! Read the issue. -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:17pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Students reflect on past, present during Human Rights Summit

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 1:23pm
More than 400 Ohio students recently attended a Human Rights Summit to learn about history, social justice and civil rights.  -More
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Educator's experience becomes teachable moment on racial justice

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 1:23pm
A Pennsylvania social studies teacher used his own experience as the subject of an unlawful arrest -- for refusing to stop fi -More
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Baltimore field trip takes on more meaning for NYC 8th-graders

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 1:23pm
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Our nation's history - a new digital experience
The Idea of America™ is a digital, secondary U.S. history program that prepares students for active, engaged citizenship. With dynamic text, video, simulations and more to enrich curriculum and engage students, these 65 case studies span American history from pre-contact to the modern day to foster deep critical thinking, debate and communication. Learn More.

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Is the opt-out movement skewing school data?

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 1:23pm
About a dozen civil rights groups -- including the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the NAACP, among others - -More
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Report finds school-turnaround efforts largely unsuccessful

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 1:23pm
A majority of states -- 80% -- taking part in survey conducted by the Institute of Education Sciences reported at least one g -More
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