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Civics program encourages Ala. students to serve communities

NCSS Smartbrief - March 16, 2016 - 1:38pm
Second- and fifth-graders at an Alabama elementary school recently graduated as Super Citizens as part of the Next Great Amer -More
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Ancient shipwreck near Oman likely belonged to Vasco da Gama's fleet

NCSS Smartbrief - March 16, 2016 - 1:38pm
Wreckage from a ship believed to be part of explorer Vasco da Gama's fleet from his second voyage to India has been found nea -More
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Webinar -- Sustainable Social Studies

NCSS Smartbrief - March 16, 2016 - 1:38pm
Interested in going green for your class? Join us March 29 for a Sustainable Social Studies webinar with Mike Yell.  -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - March 16, 2016 - 1:38pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Mich. students dig into civil rights issues at workshop

NCSS Smartbrief - March 14, 2016 - 1:57pm
Students from 23 area schools and organizations in Michigan recently brainstormed ideas for civil rights initiatives they can -More
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Teachers use "Hamilton" to engage students in history

NCSS Smartbrief - March 14, 2016 - 1:57pm
More teachers are finding ways to tap into enthusiasm for the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton" to engage students in classroom -More
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How short films can open a curtain into close reading, critical thinking

NCSS Smartbrief - March 14, 2016 - 1:57pm
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Colo. board votes to require ELL students to take an English exam

NCSS Smartbrief - March 14, 2016 - 1:57pm
The Colorado State Board of Education voted 4-3 Wednesday to require students who are English-language learners to take one y -More
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Ideas for easing test anxiety of students, teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - March 14, 2016 - 1:57pm
There are four ways to help address test anxiety, Fred Ende, assistant director of Curriculum and Instructional Services for  -More
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OERs favored more than textbooks by 73% of teachers surveyed

NCSS Smartbrief - March 14, 2016 - 1:57pm
Seventy-three percent of teachers participating in a recent survey said they use open educational resources more often than t -More
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Students memorialize Holocaust victims by creating butterflies

NCSS Smartbrief - March 14, 2016 - 1:57pm
Eighth-graders at a California school created butterfly memorials for the 1.5 million children who died in the Holocaust as p -More
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Play containing Shakespeare's handwritten revisions on view in D.C.

NCSS Smartbrief - March 14, 2016 - 1:57pm
A play manuscript believed to contain William Shakespeare's handwriting has gone on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library -More
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C3 Framework resources

NCSS Smartbrief - March 14, 2016 - 1:57pm
Learn more about the instructional shifts needed to help students achieve the goals of the new ELA/literacy Common Core State -More
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March TSSP

NCSS Smartbrief - March 14, 2016 - 1:57pm
The March issue of The Social Studies Professional is now available for download! Get TSSP. -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - March 14, 2016 - 1:57pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Ill. 8th-graders create Civil War projects in social studies, science classes

NCSS Smartbrief - March 11, 2016 - 1:52pm
Eighth-graders at an Illinois middle school are learning about the Civil War through self-directed projects that combine soci -More
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