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Ala. club donates $300 to typhoon-destroyed school in the Philippines

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Members of the Beta Club at Daleville High School in Alabama aim to spread global awareness with a $300 donation to help a sc -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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C3: Gather Sources, Evaluate Evidence, & Develop Claims for Valid Argumentation

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Given the massive amount of information that is available today, knowing how to locate and effectively use information, and a -More
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Victory is in the quality of competition, not the final score.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Mike Marshall, American baseball player -More
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Md. students explore Russia-Ukraine conflict during visit

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
A group of juniors and seniors from the Friends School of Baltimore recently visited St.  -More
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How to help students maintain their "gritty" side

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Students are born "gritty," but the protective nature of adults can cause students to lose their grit as they become grownups -More
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Va. to replace some assessments with project-based learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Students in elementary and middle schools in Virginia will take fewer assessments next year under a bill recently signed by t -More
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Mo. high school to offer Holocaust course, drops geography

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Increased student interest in the Holocaust and Germany has led to a change in electives offered at Maryville High School in  -More
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Why digital citizenship should be on the minds of educators

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Digital citizenship should be at the forefront of every school leader's mind, said Technology Information Center for Administ -More
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Artists and Colo. students create art using surrendered guns

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Seniors in a political action class at Centaurus High School in Lafayette, Colo., will work with artists to create an exhibit -More
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Fla. school honors Holocaust victims, survivors with memorial

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Students and faculty at Olympic Heights Community High School near Boca Raton, Fla., along with 25 Holocaust survivors, recen -More
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Common Core Literacy in History and Social Studies: Now What?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Join us Tuesday, April 8, for our next NCSS Tuesday Webinar.  -More
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Ken Burns, Henry Louis Gates to speak at NCSS 2014

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Filmmaker Ken Burns and historians Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Eric Foner headline the notable list of conference speakers.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Beware of the man who won't be bothered with details.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
William Feather, American publisher -More
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Re-enactors bring history of Bleeding Kansas to school's 7th-graders

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Seventh-graders at Washburn Rural Middle School in Kansas recently learned a lesson about their state's history when re-enact -More
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How project-based learning teaches 21st-century skills

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Some educators at a school district in North Carolina are adopting project-based learning in their classrooms.  -More
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