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Digital technology reveals ancient, nearly invisible rock art in Chile

NCSS Smartbrief - August 31, 2016 - 1:12pm
Nearly invisible rock paintings in Chile that had been obscured by erosion have been revealed using specialized digital techn -More
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I am suffocated and lost when I have not the bright feeling of progression.

NCSS Smartbrief - August 31, 2016 - 1:12pm
Margaret Fuller, journalist and activist
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Neb. 6th-graders go camping to unify, learn about the environment

NCSS Smartbrief - August 26, 2016 - 12:50pm
A group of 100 sixth-graders from a Nebraska middle school will participate in a weekend camp focused on creating unity.  -More
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Calif. students learn about S.C. Gullah culture through song, dance

NCSS Smartbrief - August 26, 2016 - 12:50pm
First- through third-graders at a California school recently learned about the Gullah culture of South Carolina's Low Country -More
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Report identifies economic disparities among neighboring districts

NCSS Smartbrief - August 26, 2016 - 12:50pm
Poverty rates among school-age children can differ significantly between neighboring school districts, according to a report  -More
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Behavior, school culture change with restorative justice in D.C.

NCSS Smartbrief - August 26, 2016 - 12:50pm
A high school in Washington, D.C., is striving to improve students' behavior and change the school's culture with the adoptio -More
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How technology can improve teacher collaboration

NCSS Smartbrief - August 26, 2016 - 12:50pm
School leaders can serve as role models for incorporating technology by showing teachers how such tools can increase collabor -More
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Food-literacy lessons go beyond recipes in Ky. classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - August 26, 2016 - 12:50pm
Teaching students from low-income families about food literacy presented a challenge, writes Kentucky high-school educator Jo -More
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N.M. high-schoolers join effort to preserve historic mission

NCSS Smartbrief - August 26, 2016 - 12:50pm
A group of New Mexico high-schoolers and others have been working to preserve the ruins of San Gregorio Mission, one of three -More
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QR codes link to N.C. students' Civil War film

NCSS Smartbrief - August 24, 2016 - 1:36pm
Students in a North Carolina high school's advanced placement US history class recently created a short film that visitors ca -More
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How are schools serving unaccompanied minors?

NCSS Smartbrief - August 24, 2016 - 1:36pm
Unaccompanied minors who immigrate to the US sometimes carry emotional, cultural and educational burdens that require a uniqu -More
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Teacher: Overcoming the fear of teaching social justice

NCSS Smartbrief - August 24, 2016 - 1:36pm
In this blog post, educator Tricia Ebner describes how she set aside her fear of making a mistake to teach a language arts un -More
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How to use the power of listening in school

NCSS Smartbrief - August 24, 2016 - 1:36pm
Educators should prioritize listening, asserts Mike Janatovich, an assistant principal for Harmon Middle School in Aurora, Oh -More
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Tips for using virtual reality in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - August 24, 2016 - 1:36pm
Ari Flewelling, a school district staff-development specialist, shares ideas and insights for using virtual-reality tools to  -More
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Texas teacher's homework policy goes viral

NCSS Smartbrief - August 24, 2016 - 1:36pm
Research shows elementary schools may be assigning too much homework, with kindergartners receiving an average of 25 minutes  -More
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Can washers, dryers at school boost attendance?

NCSS Smartbrief - August 24, 2016 - 1:36pm
More than a dozen schools in Missouri and California are installing washers and dryers to help improve attendance at school.  -More
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