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SmartBrief honors education bloggers: Meet the winners

NCSS Smartbrief - August 1, 2016 - 1:13pm
SmartBrief Education's monthly Editor's Choice Content Award celebrates educator-bloggers.  -More
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Workshops give Ky. educators tools to teach culturally diverse students

NCSS Smartbrief - July 29, 2016 - 1:20pm
Teachers in a Kentucky district recently attended workshops designed to offer insight into the diverse student bodies at thei -More
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Va. program uses history to boost ELLs' language skills

NCSS Smartbrief - July 29, 2016 - 1:20pm
English-as-a-second-language teacher Nicole Gauthier-Martin has developed a summer program for English-language learners that -More
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Needs of homeless students addressed by federal guidance

NCSS Smartbrief - July 29, 2016 - 1:20pm
The Department of Education issued guidance about how states and school districts should meet the needs of homeless students. -More
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King: Prioritize spending on schools, not prisons

NCSS Smartbrief - July 29, 2016 - 1:20pm
Over the past 30 years, spending on prisons grew twice as fast as spending on education, according to a recent analysis from  -More
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Is classroom technology going to waste?

NCSS Smartbrief - July 29, 2016 - 1:20pm
Few students are using technology effectively in the classroom, according to a recent study by AdvanceED.  -More
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White House, other D.C. structures built by slaves, records show

NCSS Smartbrief - July 29, 2016 - 1:20pm
First lady Michelle Obama's recent address at the Democratic National Convention mentions that slave laborers built the White -More
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San Francisco youths start their own business

NCSS Smartbrief - July 29, 2016 - 1:20pm
An after-school program in San Francisco has helped a group of 12- and 13-year-old students form a lifestyle brand called the -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

NCSS Smartbrief - July 29, 2016 - 1:20pm
NCSS is now accepting applications for a limited number of scholarships to attend the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washingt -More
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS Smartbrief - July 29, 2016 - 1:20pm
Get ready for the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.  -More
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How to help students become media literate

NCSS Smartbrief - July 27, 2016 - 1:01pm
Students need to engage in thoughtful analysis of the news, writes author and consultant Frank Baker.  -More
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What is a teacher-powered school?

NCSS Smartbrief - July 27, 2016 - 1:01pm
Teachers in teacher-powered schools have more autonomy in choosing curricula and collaborate with administrators and peers, a -More
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Teacher-leadership effort boosts student achievement in Ore.

NCSS Smartbrief - July 27, 2016 - 1:01pm
About 40 school districts in Oregon have adopted the CLASS project model, which means "creative leadership achieves student s -More
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Mo. district holds Technopalooza event for teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - July 27, 2016 - 1:01pm
A Missouri school district recently held Technopalooza, a conference featuring dozens of professional-development sessions on -More
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Is there a difference in reading in print, digital devices?

NCSS Smartbrief - July 27, 2016 - 1:01pm
Students need to learn how to read print and online texts, high-school English teacher Abigail Walthausen writes in this comm -More
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