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Flipped instruction takes off in U.S. classrooms

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:49pm
Teachers in Utah and nationwide are embracing the flipped instructional method with varied amounts of success.  -More
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La. students help develop plans to improve coastline, water quality

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:49pm
A group of high-school students in Louisiana recently attended a summit to develop action plans for restoring the coastline a -More
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Civil War soldier who died at Gettysburg to receive Medal of Honor

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:49pm
President Barack Obama in September will award the Medal of Honor to a Union Army officer, 1st Lt.  -More
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Sparking curiosity -- Geography, the C3 Framework and the Inquiry Arc

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:49pm
Join a panel of classroom and content experts as they share how to spark your students' curiosity about the world through geo -More
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Social studies for the next generation: The C3 Framework

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:49pm
One of the recent milestones in social studies education was the release in 2013 of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3)  -More
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Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:49pm
Peter Drucker, Austrian-American writer and management consultant -More
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Mo. educators to examine lessons of Ferguson as school reopens

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
As school starts in Ferguson, Mo., today, some educators plan to use the civil unrest that unfolded there as an opportunity t -More
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N.J. teachers learn student-engagement techniques

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
Nearly 2,000 New Jersey teachers have attended Department of Education-sponsored workshops to learn techniques to engage thei -More
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Tenn. mandates cursive handwriting instruction in schools

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
While the trend nationwide has been to reduce the focus on cursive handwriting instruction, schools in Tennessee will work du -More
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Colo. high school launches program to teach work ethics

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
A Colorado high school has added work-ethics lessons to its curriculum.  -More
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Mobile apps to assist with parent-teacher communication

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
This article provides a list of several mobile applications to help parents and teachers connect and communicate during the s -More
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Mentors link Native American youths to heritage, history

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
Children at some reservations in New Mexico learned about their heritage and history through the AlterNATIVE Education progra -More
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Educators take Ice Bucket Challenge

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
Educators are sharing videos of being doused with icy water during the Ice Bucket Challenge to teach students about helping o -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high-quality professional development is important to the professional  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
John D. Rockefeller, American industrialist -More
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Declaration of Independence taught as a breakup letter in Calif. school

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:56pm
Juniors in a California U.S.  -More
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