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Annual Conference speaker -- Karen Korematsu

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
Karen Korematsu is the daughter of the late Fred T. Korematsu and in 2009 co-founded the Fred T.  -More
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Premium subscriptions to NCSS journals

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
NCSS is offering premium institutional subscriptions to our journals Social Education and Social Studies and the Young Learne -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Maine students research, digitize historical documents

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
Students from Spruce Mountain High School in Maine, participants in a grant-funded project, are donning gloves to research an -More
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A teacher's guide to introducing design-thinking

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
"The Most Magnificent Thing" by Ashley Spires is a book that inspired Kriscia Cabral to engage her students in design-thinkin -More

Free Online Course for Social Studies Teachers
Get new ideas to use in your history classroom! Teaching Historical Inquiry with Objects is a six-week online course that brings together the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework and the Smithsonian's hands-on techniques for inquiry-based learning. Connect and learn with teachers around the U.S.
Learn about this course from the National Museum of American History

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Colo. board moves ahead with curriculum review as NCSS, others object

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
The Jefferson County, Colo., Board of Education has moved ahead with a proposed review of the Advanced Placement U.S.  -More
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Federal guidelines aim to ensure racial equality in schools

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
The Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education has released guidelines to help school districts curb racial inequ -More
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How teachers can improve tech skills during Connected Educator Month

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
October is Connected Educator Month.  -More
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La. high-school students celebrate kindness to discourage bullying

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
Students in a Louisiana high school recently participated in "Project Be There," a weeklong anti-bullying awareness campaig -More
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Park project helps teach fractions, teamwork

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
Some students at a California elementary school learned fractions and teamwork by creating designs for a new city park.  -More
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2014 CUFA Program

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
The schedule and program for the 2014 CUFA Conference at the NCSS Annual Conference is now available. Learn more. -More
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Become a CAEP Program reviewer

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
NCSS seeks members to serve as reviewers of university social studies teacher education programs for the Council for the Accr -More
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S.C. first-graders asked to design postage stamp, write letters for project

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:50pm
First-grade students from Whitesville Elementary School in South Carolina were recently asked to design a stamp for the Unite -More
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Change to AP U.S. History course description sparks debate

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:50pm
The College Board's change to its course description for Advanced Placement U.S. History has sparked controversy.  -More

ECHOES and REFLECTIONS Leaders in Holocaust Education
More than 22,000 educators have learned how Echoes and Reflections prepares teachers to teach the complex history of the Holocaust in a way that stimulates engagement, critical thinking and personal understanding among students. Learn more on our website.

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Educator: Effective PD focuses on real experiences

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:50pm
Real experiences are the best teachers and should be part of professional development, educator Ariel Sacks writes in this bl -More
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