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Call for manuscripts for "Social Studies and the Young Learner"

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2016 - 1:26pm
If you are an enthusiastic elementary teacher or teacher educator with great ideas that you have implemented in the classroom -More
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Be an NCSS leader! Serve on an NCSS Operations Committee

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2016 - 1:26pm
NCSS is seeking applicants to serve on NCSS Operations Committees.  -More
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Students across US engage, reflect on King holiday

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
Students across the US have participated in events today and throughout the weekend to recognize Martin Luther King Jr.  -More
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How to connect Martin Luther King Jr. to current events

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
Teachers can address the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.  -More
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N.J. school turns hallways into "Idea Streets"

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
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Inspire your students to become active and informed citizens
HMH® brings you the Presidential Election Connection, a dynamic new online resource to engage and inform your social studies students. Explore this comprehensive, one-stop election information hub.

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Colo. education officials announce delay in switch to SAT

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
The SAT will become the standard college-entrance exam for high-school juniors in Colorado beginning in 2017 instead of this  -More
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Data: High-school graduation up, college enrollment down

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
The US high-school graduation rate is at an all-time high, but data show fewer students are enrolling in college.  -More
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Survey: Admissions officers visit students' social media sites

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
Some college admissions officers are using Google and social media sites to get more information about student applicants, ac -More
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Texas district to rename 4 schools named for Confederate figures

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
The Houston Independent School District board recently voted 5-4 to rename a high school and three middle schools that are na -More
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Schools consider best path for observing religious holidays

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
Leaders in some Maryland school districts and elsewhere are weighing how to treat religious holidays fairly when developing s -More
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Call for comments -- NCSS National Standards for the Preparation of Social Studies Teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
NCSS is soliciting comments on a draft revision to the NCSS National Standards for the Preparation of Social Studies Teachers -More
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NCSS Annual Conference proposal reviewers

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
Help shape the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., by becoming an online proposal reviewer.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.

NCSS Smartbrief - January 18, 2016 - 1:46pm
Oprah Winfrey, media personality, businesswoman and philanthropist -More
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La. students showcase social studies knowledge at fair

NCSS Smartbrief - January 15, 2016 - 1:14pm
Middle-school students in a Louisiana district recently made presentations on topics including US and local history, geograph -More
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Teacher shares ideas for conducting in-class student conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - January 15, 2016 - 1:14pm
Careful planning can make in-class student conferences an option, even with classes of more than 30 students, explains teache -More
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