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NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Seneca, Roman philosopher -More
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Md. 5th-graders, elderly discuss WWII era while reading novel

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Fifth-graders at The Tome School in Maryland have paired with senior residents to read the novel "Number the Stars" by Lois L -More
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Conversational Socratic method lives on in Calif. classrooms

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Socrates is regarded as one of history's great teachers, and his methods, including one based on question and dialogue and cr -More
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NEA president details priorities for education

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Lily Eskelsen Garcia, the new president of the National Education Association, in this interview shares five NEA priorities,  -More
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Former NYC mayor's charity to help low-income students attend college

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday that his charitable group, Bloomberg Philanthropies, would inve -More
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Apple to support technology efforts at schools in 29 states

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Apple has selected 114 schools in 29 states to receive grants to improve school technology as part of the federal ConnectED e -More
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Fla. middle-schoolers collect items to donate to wounded veterans

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Nearly 150 Florida middle-school students are collecting toiletries, snacks, cards and games for wounded members of the milit -More
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Colo. art students create portraits after venturing into community

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Art students at Golden High School in Colorado recently visited a shelter to meet people who are homeless and who will be the -More
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NCSS Awards

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Congratulations to the recipients of NCSS awards and grants for 2014.  -More
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Call for members of FASSE Board

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on The Fund for the Advancement of Social Studies Education (FASSE) boa -More
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Editor's Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
SmartBlog on Education's monthly content award recognizes content written by educators, for educators, that inspires readers  -More
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I work in whatever medium likes me at the moment.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Marc Chagall, Russian-French artist -More
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Calif. teacher, students create ballot for Kids Vote on Nov. 4

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
California teacher Justin Trinh-Halperin and his seventh- and eighth-grade students have partnered with the county election d -More
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Research examines what works to improve student writing

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
Word-processing software may help improve students' writing quality, according to a recent review of about 250 studies on wri -More

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2 teachers share advice for using Twitter for PD

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
Twitter is gaining more respect as a professional-development tool for teachers, according to this interview with two educato -More
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Teachers increasingly tapped as school leaders, study finds

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
School districts nationwide increasingly are tapping teachers for leadership roles, according to a new study by The Aspen Ins -More
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Educator: Flipped model provides class time for role-playing projects

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
An Indiana social studies teacher has flipped his eighth-grade classroom to allow more time for in-class projects, such as ro -More
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