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Should more students skip a grade?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 23, 2017 - 12:58pm
The number of schools allowing accelerated students to skip a grade may be declining, according to a study by researchers at  -More
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Analysis considers Common Core revisions

NCSS Smartbrief - January 23, 2017 - 12:58pm
States that adopted then revised the Common Core State Standards generally did not make significant changes during the revisi -More
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Students lose sleep to social media, study shows

NCSS Smartbrief - January 23, 2017 - 12:58pm
Students who come to school sleepy may be tired because they wake up during the night to check social media, according to a s -More
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Trump addresses education in inaugural speech

NCSS Smartbrief - January 23, 2017 - 12:58pm
In his inaugural address, President Donald Trump said the country's education system is "flush with cash" but leaving student -More
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School project combines reading, walking

NCSS Smartbrief - January 23, 2017 - 12:58pm
Educators at a Maine school are integrating literacy with physical education by installing story walks around the school.  -More
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS Smartbrief - January 23, 2017 - 12:58pm
Get ready for the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.
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Volunteer opportunities

NCSS Smartbrief - January 23, 2017 - 12:58pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committees.
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How to teach students about inaugurations

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Today is Inauguration Day for the 45th US president, Donald Trump.  -More
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Ideas for nurturing creativity in students

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Teachers should work to inspire making and inventing by students, writes Vicki Davis, who teaches computer fundamentals and c -More
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Obama term ends without ESSA spending rule

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
The Obama administration abandoned a proposed funding rule under the Every Student Succeeds Act.  -More
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S.C. district makes viewing inauguration optional

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Officials in a South Carolina school district are giving students the option of not watching Friday's US presidential inaugur -More
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What is the state of internet access in schools?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
About 10.4 million more students meet the Federal Communications Commission's per-student internet access goal, compared with -More
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Candle-making project teaches real-world skills

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Students at a Florida elementary school are learning problem-solving and math skills by making candles and selling them at lo -More
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Lunch project puts students in driver's seat

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Students at a Maine elementary school who participated in the Clean Plate initiative are applying their knowledge to healthy  -More
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Are you a member?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
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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There are two ways of exerting one's strength: One is pushing down, the other is pulling up.

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Booker T. Washington, writer, educator and orator
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