Main menu

Smartbrief

Sooner or later I'm going to die, but I'm not going to retire.

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
Margaret Mead, cultural anthropologist
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Mythology students research, visit cemetery

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Students who are studying mythology, legends and folklore at a Utah high school recently visited the Fife Folklore Archives a -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Texas teachers plan Black History lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Teachers in Texas schools are preparing for the start of Black History Month in February by planning lessons focused on the p -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

High-school teacher tackles fake news

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
The topic of fake news should be addressed in the classroom, writes high-school teacher David Cutler.  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Calif. teachers train to implement Common Core

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Officials in California say they are focused on ensuring that teachers and principals have the tools they need to implement t -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Students discuss hot topics in pen-pal program

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
An online pen-pal program is giving students from different backgrounds and regions of the country the opportunity to engage  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Gorsuch nominated to fill SCOTUS vacancy

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
President Donald Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch to fill a vacancy on the US Supreme Court.  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Parents read books aloud in native languages

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
A Connecticut elementary school's English as a Second Language Department is inviting parents and others of diverse cultural  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Getting Social blog

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
This week, NCSS Executive Director Larry Paska focuses on the second century of social studies as we know it. Read more.
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

NCSS board and officer elections

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Tina Heafner, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, has been elected vice president of National Counc
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

SmartBrief honors education bloggers

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
SmartBrief Education's Editor's Choice Content Award celebrates educator-written content. Meet this month's winners.
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

The organization is, above all, social. It is people.

NCSS Smartbrief - February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Peter Drucker, management consultant
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

W.Va. 6th-graders ring in Chinese New Year

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
Sixth-graders at a West Virginia middle school created masks with various art materials for their school's annual dragon para -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Colo. teacher's students ask, answer questions

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
Chris Carter, a world studies teacher in Colorado, has dropped lectures and worksheets from the classroom and instead address -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Where does education stand under Trump?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
This blog post offers an update on what's happening in the US Department of Education during the transition to a new presiden -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Some La. schools test "trauma-informed" model

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
Officials at some schools in New Orleans have adopted "trauma-informed" teaching, which takes students' life experiences into -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Pages

Subscribe to National Council for the Social Studies aggregator - Smartbrief
Printer Friendly and PDF
Stay Connected with NCSS:   Follow NCSSNetwork on TwitterFaceBook.png rss_0.gif Visit us on Pinterest