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Empathy campaign adopted in Conn. district

NCSS Smartbrief - February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
Students in a Connecticut school district are learning about empathy through a partnership with the Ana Grace Project foundat -More
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How do children learn social bias?

NCSS Smartbrief - February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
Children may be learning social bias through adults' nonverbal cues, according to a recent study by researchers at the Univer -More
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Conference proposal deadline Feb. 27

NCSS Smartbrief - February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
The deadline for submitting a proposal to present at the 2017 NCSS Annual Conference is Monday, Feb. 27.
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Webinar -- Teaching the Racial/Cultural Identity Model using the film "Malcolm X"

NCSS Smartbrief - February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
In the political climate of 2016, students need to understand their own identity as citizens and people living in a diverse s
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Age is opportunity no less than youth itself.

NCSS Smartbrief - February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet and educator
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How to teach system of checks and balances

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Recent business conducted in President Donald Trump's administration has sparked discussion about the three branches of the U -More
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Media literacy lessons address fake news

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Research shows students may have difficulty identifying fake news.  -More
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DeVos discusses what's next for Education Dept.

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in a recent interview talked about potential changes to the US Department of Education.  -More
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NYC schools expand counseling, social work staff

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
New York City's public schools have added 134 counselors and social workers over the past year, enabling approximately 13,400 -More
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Educators look to VR to teach empathy

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Researchers at Stanford University have found that virtual reality experiences can help tap into users' emotions and stoke em -More
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Del. students turn plastic bags into mats for the homeless

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Marine science students in grades 10 through 12 at a Delaware school recently made sleeping mats for homeless people from 5,0 -More
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Ariz. students share language, culture of Mexico

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Some students from kindergarten to high school in Arizona perform traditional Mexican folk songs as members of mariachi ensem -More
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You can help make the NCSS Annual Conference YOUR conference

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
NCSS invites proposals to present a session and volunteers to review proposals for selection by the program planning committe
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Ill. students create virtual black history museum

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
History students at an Illinois high school recently designed posters honoring key African-American figures for a virtual mus -More
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How background knowledge builds reading skills

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Front-loading a whole novel lesson with background knowledge is essential in helping students understand and engage with the  -More
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How to help students spot fake news

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
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How teachers can cut risk of bias in grading

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Educators may bring subconscious bias to grading, math teacher Robert Ahdoot writes in this blog post.  -More
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