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Fake news addressed in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - December 14, 2016 - 1:51pm
Teachers should take steps to help students determine whether information they see online is real or fake, asserts Erin McNei -More
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Ark. recruits former teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - December 14, 2016 - 1:51pm
Arkansas has launched the "Teach Again!  -More
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Ill. teacher to create Global Scholar program

NCSS Smartbrief - December 14, 2016 - 1:51pm
An Illinois high-school social studies teacher has won the Farmers Insurance Dream Big Teacher Challenge, which comes with a  -More
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Hour of Code features Spanish lesson

NCSS Smartbrief - December 14, 2016 - 1:51pm
Students enrolled in a two-way immersion program at a Wisconsin elementary school participated in a Spanish-based Hour of Cod -More
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Ga. students give back after learning about migrant workers

NCSS Smartbrief - December 14, 2016 - 1:51pm
Students at a Georgia high school recently raised money to buy and deliver wrapped holiday gifts for 400 migrant students and -More
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Mo. 8th-graders write for school's comic con

NCSS Smartbrief - December 14, 2016 - 1:51pm
Students from a Missouri middle school displayed their creative projects from a fiction-writing unit during their school's th -More
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Are you a member?

NCSS Smartbrief - December 14, 2016 - 1:51pm
NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation's
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - December 14, 2016 - 1:51pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te
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A belief is not merely an idea the mind possesses; it is an idea that possesses the mind.

NCSS Smartbrief - December 14, 2016 - 1:51pm
Robert Oxton Bolt, screenwriter and playwright
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How to help students see different viewpoints

NCSS Smartbrief - December 12, 2016 - 1:43pm
Encouraging students to consider others' perspectives can help them learn and analyze facts to support their views, teacher S -More
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Engaged or compliant? How to tell

NCSS Smartbrief - December 12, 2016 - 1:43pm
There are eight indicators that signal whether students are engaged in a classroom activity, suggests John Almarode, an assoc -More
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Graduation trends pose challenges for colleges

NCSS Smartbrief - December 12, 2016 - 1:43pm
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education in a recent report predicts stagnant high-school graduation rates amon -More
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How one teacher changed homework practices

NCSS Smartbrief - December 12, 2016 - 1:43pm
Educator Samantha Hulsman in this blog post explains how she has transformed her homework assignments into tasks that are me -More
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Social media connects students in Mass., Nepal

NCSS Smartbrief - December 12, 2016 - 1:43pm
Students at a Massachusetts middle school are participating in a cultural exchange with a school in Nepal.  -More
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Can clean clothes improve attendance?

NCSS Smartbrief - December 12, 2016 - 1:43pm
Students at eight schools in Baltimore will have access to on-campus washers and dryers as part of a pilot program aimed at i -More
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Economy program helps teach financial lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - December 12, 2016 - 1:43pm
Teachers at a Mississippi elementary school have adopted the My Classroom Economy program, which teaches students real-world  -More
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