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Ill. 6th-grade students learn about child trafficking in Africa

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
Sixth-graders at an Illinois middle school recently learned about child trafficking of African children, and their social stu -More
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N.H. middle-schoolers make hats for shaken baby awareness campaign

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
A group of 60 middle-school students in New Hampshire have started a project to raise awareness of shaken baby syndrome.  -More
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Tours at the annual conference

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
Boston and New England are unrivaled in their history. Their many landmarks and stories will come to life on a custom tour.  -More
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2015 candidates for NCSS Vice President and Board of Directors

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
The NCSS Nominations Committee has selected a slate of candidates for the 2015 Board of Directors and Officer elections.  -More
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Neb. students' research adds Iowa cemetery to Underground Railroad registry

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:33pm
Four Nebraska high-school students and their social studies teacher, Barry Jurgensen, have helped Oakdale Memorial Gardens in -More
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Ohio geography teacher hides for GPS project as students search for him

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:33pm
A fifth-grade geography teacher in Ohio recently organized a weeklong project in which 55 students and their parents were ask -More
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Strategies for teaching students to become problem-solvers

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:33pm
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Common-core-aligned tests may be linked with graduation in 3 states

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:33pm
Three states -- Maryland, New Jersey and Washington -- are taking steps to link student scores on tests aligned with the Comm -More
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Educator: Change in education starts with awareness

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:33pm
Lack of awareness often is what stands in the way of classroom change, asserts Myron Dueck, a vice principal, teacher and aut -More
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3 essential components of blended learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:33pm
History teacher Bill Tolley in this commentary explains how educators can introduce blended learning to their classrooms by f -More
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Ontario school holds walk for autism awareness

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:33pm
Students and staff at a school in Ontario, Canada, recently held a walk to raise awareness about autism.  -More
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La. students raise money to buy bus passes for the needy

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:33pm
A group of Louisiana elementary students recently raised and donated $1,100 to the Salvation Army homeless shelter to help it -More
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Annual Conference Vital Issues Session: Legacy Voices of Civil Rights Heroes

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:33pm
How do descendants of human and civil rights heroes continue the work of their famous ancestors?  -More
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NCSS Annual Conference -- Boston events

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:33pm
Boston is the perfect location for the 94th NCSS Annual Conference.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:33pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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If you want to be successful, you must respect one rule: Never lie to yourself.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:33pm
Paulo Coelho, Brazilian novelist -More
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N.C. students get creative with Global Cardboard Challenge

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:31pm
Students at Southwest Elementary School in North Carolina recently participated in the Global Cardboard Challenge, in which t -More
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