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NCSS Smartbrief - March 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
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Too many people are quick to dream big, but slow to act on it.

NCSS Smartbrief - March 21, 2016 - 12:58pm
Edmond Mbiaka, writer -More
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Colo. students experience history from women's standpoint

NCSS Smartbrief - March 18, 2016 - 12:59pm
Social studies students at a Colorado high school recently presented projects in which they viewed history from a woman's per -More
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How to teach students to determine best supporting evidence

NCSS Smartbrief - March 18, 2016 - 12:59pm
Organizers and partner discussions can help teach students how to select the best evidence from a text to support an argument -More

Great Social Studies Tools Backed by Research
Look no further! We've curated a list of the best apps, games, and websites for student learning that are backed by research. View our list here.

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Study considers success of national teacher-prep programs

NCSS Smartbrief - March 18, 2016 - 12:59pm
Efforts to overhaul teacher preparation may be missing the mark, according to a study of four national programs by researcher -More
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Supreme Court nominee involved in few education cases

NCSS Smartbrief - March 18, 2016 - 12:59pm
Merrick Garland, a federal appeals court judge, was announced Wednesday as President Barack Obama's nominee to the Supreme Co -More
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How artificial intelligence is changing work, education

NCSS Smartbrief - March 18, 2016 - 12:59pm
Artificial intelligence is changing the world of work and education, with some groups saying AI could eliminate the need for  -More
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College students help high-schoolers plan for financial success

NCSS Smartbrief - March 18, 2016 - 12:59pm
Moneythink, a financial-education program, pairs college students with high-school juniors and seniors to advise the younger  -More
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Simulation teaches Texas students about plight of refugees

NCSS Smartbrief - March 18, 2016 - 12:59pm
Fourth- and fifth-grade students at a Texas school learned about refugees through research and a simulation of traveling from -More
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NCSS Annual Conference proposal reviewers

NCSS Smartbrief - March 18, 2016 - 12:59pm
Help shape the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., by becoming an online proposal reviewer.  -More
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NCSS state and local councils

NCSS Smartbrief - March 18, 2016 - 12:59pm
Are you a member of your NCSS Affiliated State Council? See the full list. -More
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No man is wise enough, nor good enough, to be trusted with unlimited power.

NCSS Smartbrief - March 18, 2016 - 12:59pm
Charles Colton, cleric and writer -More
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Replica artifacts give Mass. students a look at ancient history

NCSS Smartbrief - March 16, 2016 - 1:38pm
Students at a Massachusetts high school recently explored ancient world history with 75 replicas of Egyptian, Greek and Roman -More
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How a story around values can re-energize a school

NCSS Smartbrief - March 16, 2016 - 1:38pm
Leaders can re-energize their schools by crafting a narrative that focuses on the values faculty and staff live by and seek t -More

Need to Find Documents to Meet Curriculum Requirements?
TAH.org has the tool to make your classroom planning easier. Our Documents Library Standards Search Tool allows you to search for standards by type (Social Studies or Common Core ELA for History), state, or grade level to get lists of documents relevant to teaching them. You can also select a specific document and see which standards are most appropriate to it. Learn more about how to use this tool.

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Teacher: How co-teachers can strengthen partnership, teaching

NCSS Smartbrief - March 16, 2016 - 1:38pm
This time of year is when co-teachers can reflect on and work through barriers to strengthen their partnership and benefit st -More
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S.D. takes steps to increase teacher pay

NCSS Smartbrief - March 16, 2016 - 1:38pm
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Some schools use Snapchat to engage students

NCSS Smartbrief - March 16, 2016 - 1:38pm
Some schools are experimenting with using mobile messaging app Snapchat to communicate with students.  -More
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5 ways to use QR codes in schools

NCSS Smartbrief - March 16, 2016 - 1:38pm
Quick-response codes can serve various purposes in education such as differentiating instruction, distributing materials and  -More
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