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Students develop speech, social skills through film project

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Some students with disabilities from a school in Staten Island, N.Y., recently put their filmmaking skills to the test.  -More
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Significant racial disparities exist in U.S. children's well-being, report says

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
An Annie E.  -More

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Educators design schools of the future

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Innovative school districts looking to offer engaging, interactive learning experiences for students increasingly are adoptin -More
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Mich. high-school students launch voter-registration drive

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Student council members from Fenton High School in Michigan recently set up a booth as part of a drive to encourage eligible  -More
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N.M. 6th-graders learn civics by studying district's reorganization plan

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Sixth-graders at a New Mexico school have spent recent weeks studying their school district's reorganization plans as part of -More
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Common Core Literacy in History and Social Studies: Now What?

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Join us Tuesday, April 8, for our next NCSS Tuesday Webinar.  -More
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About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Gloria Pitzer, American writer -More
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Md. students' history fair projects tackle tough topics

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Students in Calvert County, Md., recently presented projects in the county's history fair and took on subjects such as child  -More
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Wyo. social studies students to take historical tour of D.C.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Students from McCormick Junior High School in Cheyenne, Wyo., this summer will travel to Washington, D.C., to learn more abou -More
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Educator calls for hybrid roles to help build teacher-leaders

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Education reform often is planned on the front end with little input from teachers, elementary-school teacher Justin Minkel w -More
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How connected learning is reshaping today's classrooms

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Technology has opened the door to a vast world of information access for students and teachers, high-school teacher and EdTec -More
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Why teachers have a duty to teach technology skills

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Not all students enter the classroom with the technology skills they need to succeed, writes educator Renee Moore.  -More
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Utah governor signs bill backed by elementary-school's students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has signed a bill into law that changes the state tree from a spruce to a quaking aspen.  -More
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Pen-pal program builds more than writing skills for Ohio students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Students from a Youngstown, Ohio, elementary school have been working on their writing and social skills while corresponding  -More
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Social Studies Advocacy Webinars

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
On Jan.  -More
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April 2014 TSSP

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
The April 2014 issue of The Social Studies Professional, the newsletter for members of the National Council for the Social St -More
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