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Edmodo hopes to improve education through social networking

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Edmodo is a social network that connects teachers, students and parents at primary and secondary schools for improvement ther -More
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Maine civics students spruce up alley with mural

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Students from a Maine high-school civics class recently painted a mural on a downtown alleyway as part of their participation -More
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4th-graders lobby for D.C. to have its own rock

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Fourth-graders in a Washington, D.C., elementary school have partnered with local officials to establish the Potomac blueston -More
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Freedom Summer's 50th anniversary: Investigating the civil rights movement

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
This three-day workshop, July 30 to August 1, will provide a varied program of civil rights panelists, demonstration of the F -More
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Are you a member?

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation&rs -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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To be content with little is hard; to be content with much, impossible.

NCSS Smartbrief - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Austrian writer -More
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Fla. students learn about war history to mark July 4th

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Elementary-school students in Bradenton, Fla., recently learned how wars at home and abroad shaped U.S.  -More
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Self-improvement ideas for this summer

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Summer is the ideal time for educators to reflect on the previous school year and prepare for the fall, teacher and author Vi -More
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Instructional coaches need PD, too

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Schools can support the professional development of instructional coaches by encouraging lifelong learning and understanding  -More
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Mich. schools use website to allow students to report bullying

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Some Michigan school districts are allowing middle- and high-school students to report incidents of bullying by filling out a -More
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Ill. students write, perform "docu-poetry" in summer workshop

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Students in Springfield, Ill., who are participating in the Springfield Urban League's summer program recently attended a wee -More
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Tenn. students donate proceeds from garden to help hungry

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
A group of students in Tennessee recently participated in the sixth annual Food Initiative program, in which they planted and -More
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Link social studies standards with the Common Core State Standards

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
"Teaching Reading with the Social Studies Standards: Elementary Units that Integrate Great Books, Social Studies, and the Com -More
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Reserve your exhibit booth now!

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Join us in Boston for the nation's largest exhibition of social studies resources.  -More
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SmartBrief will not publish Friday

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
In observance of Independence Day in the U.S., SmartBrief will not publish on Friday. Publication will resume Monday. -More
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Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Arthur Ashe, American professional tennis player -More
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Wis. students become experts on city's landmarks for website project

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
A group of high-school students in Wisconsin have researched their city's historical landmarks for a website operated by the  -More
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Students in some states earn diploma honors for bilingualism

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Students who graduate high school proficient in more than one language are being recognized and rewarded in several states, i -More
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