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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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How to make asking questions fun, rewarding for students

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:56pm
Because "questioning helps us learn, explore the unknown, and adapt to change," it is essential that teachers foster classroo -More
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Duncan offers guidance on testing, evaluations, more

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:56pm
Education Secretary Arne Duncan in this blog post addresses key education issues, including teacher evaluations and test prep -More
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Education poll highlights public opinion on policies

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:56pm
Public support for the Common Core State Standards has dropped from 65% in 2013 to 53% in favor now, according to a recent su -More
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How schools can keep track of mobile devices

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:56pm
As schools introduce more mobile technology, there is increased risk of the devices going missing, according to this article, -More
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Teachers in Mo. clean the streets as historic unrest unfolds

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:56pm
With schools in two districts shuttered this week because of civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., some teachers have taken to the s -More
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Iowa students recognized for food-waste projects

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:56pm
Students from Johnson County, Iowa, recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to be recognized by the President's Environmental  -More
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