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S.C. first-graders asked to design postage stamp, write letters for project

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:50pm
First-grade students from Whitesville Elementary School in South Carolina were recently asked to design a stamp for the Unite -More
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Change to AP U.S. History course description sparks debate

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:50pm
The College Board's change to its course description for Advanced Placement U.S. History has sparked controversy.  -More

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Educator: Effective PD focuses on real experiences

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:50pm
Real experiences are the best teachers and should be part of professional development, educator Ariel Sacks writes in this bl -More
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Teachers train on blended learning through mentorships, workshops

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:50pm
Nearly 100 New York City educators are learning how, when and why to use technology with students as part of a two-year profe -More
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How one Calif. school manages classroom technology

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:50pm
A California school is working to balance screen time for students, limiting when students can bring smartphones to school an -More
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Minn. students get involved in group's anti-terrorism efforts in Afghanistan

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:50pm
A group of 20 students from Cannon Falls Middle School in Minnesota are waiting to hear if the Children's Culture Connection  -More
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Pa. school brings fathers, students together for breakfast

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:50pm
Benner Elementary School in Pennsylvania recently hosted an All Pro Dad breakfast, where fathers ate the first meal of the da -More
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NCSS webinar call for proposals

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:50pm
NCSS is looking to continue to bring the best online educational programming available to the social studies profession in th -More
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Carter G. Woodson Book Awards

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:50pm
National Council for the Social Studies is pleased to announce its call for nominations of books eligible to receive the Cart -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:50pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Colo. students write, record song about historic trading post

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:04pm
Students at Centennial Elementary School in Colorado have turned a recent field trip to an 1800s trading post into a song tit -More
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3 lessons to teach students how to answer their own questions

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:04pm
Teachers in student-centered classrooms must allow students to become comfortable with the unknown and then teach them the sk -More
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Group seeks to add civics test to graduation requirements

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:04pm
Recent research shows that American adults may be lacking in their knowledge of basic civics.  -More
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Ore. graduation rates to include students earning modified diplomas

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:04pm
Schools across Oregon will see a 2% rise on average in its graduation rates after state officials have decided to count stude -More
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