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Pa. 6th-graders share interests during "Genius Hour"

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:40pm
Sixth-graders at Sandy Run Middle School in Pennsylvania recently presented on various topics during "Genius Hour." The stude -More

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Costs related to teacher turnover hit $2.2B per year

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:40pm
Teacher turnover in U.S.  -More
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What role does technology have in hiring educators?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:40pm
Technology has helped a New York state district make teacher hiring more strategic and efficient, suggests Jeremy Grant-Skinn -More
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Research: How texting can improve academic performance

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:40pm
Texting between teachers and students may help improve communication and increase engagement in learning, writes Scott Hamm,  -More
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Ill. youth group urges city to make public parks smoke-free

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:40pm
Students with the Youth Leadership Academy in Illinois are campaigning to make public parks in the city of Elgin smoke-free,  -More
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Student-run cafes to meet federal nutrition guidelines

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:40pm
Students who operate cafes at two North Dakota high schools will adjust menu options to meet federal nutrition standards, sch -More
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Volunteer opportunities

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:40pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committee.  -More
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Promoting Inquiry with Primary Source Documents in the Elementary Classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:40pm
This April 9 webinar will help elementary teachers engage students in US history through selecting appropriate primary source -More
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Editor's Choice Content Award: Meet the winners for March

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:40pm
SmartBlog on Education's monthly content award recognizes content written by educators, for educators, that inspires readers  -More
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To praise is an investment in happiness.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:40pm
George Adams, newspaper columnist -More
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Tenn. students' history project brings Tuskegee Airman to school

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 2:02pm
Two Tennessee high-school students, Logan Miller and Maya Harris, recently spent the day with Lt. Col.  -More
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How "embodied learning" gets results

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 2:02pm
"Embodied learning" -- a concept in which students learn through movement -- has shown promising results in several recent st -More

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Some Nev. students to go without proficiency exams during transition

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 2:02pm
Students in the classes of 2017 and 2018 in Nevada will not be required to take High School Proficiency Exams in math, readin -More
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Educator: Turn students into explorers with geocaching

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 2:02pm
Geocaching is a fun and interactive way to integrate technology into lessons while also teaching skills such as problem-solvi -More
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High-school students help make the arts accessible

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 2:02pm
A group of high-school students in Delaware recently constructed "Drawbots" to help individuals with disabilities access the  -More
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Ill. students' kindness drive goes global

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 2:02pm
Students in the anti-bullying club at Lombard Middle School in Illinois are selling $1 stickers that symbolize a commitment t -More
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