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NCSS Smartbrief - March 9, 2016 - 1:23pm
The March issue of The Social Studies Professional is now available for download! Get TSSP. -More
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Only he who attempts the absurd is capable of achieving the impossible.

NCSS Smartbrief - March 9, 2016 - 1:23pm
Miguel de Unamuno, writer and philosopher -More
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Minn. students highlight education gap with photography exhibit

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
Students at a Minnesota school recently participated in a photography exhibit and fundraiser to bring attention to children a -More
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Ideas for using editorials to teach argument writing

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
Participating in a student editorial writing contest helped a New York middle-school English teacher reinvigorate a weeklong  -More

New Holocaust Education PD - Now Online!
A flexible & convenient way to participate in professional development and engage with resources and instructional strategies from Holocaust education leader, Echoes and Reflections. Register now to access three interactive learning modules and optional project released over three weeks. Opens on 4/4.

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Report reveals gaps in states' academic expectations

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
States' academic expectations for students vary, according to a report by the American Institutes for Research.  -More
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Does the method of taking a test influence results?

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
Test results can vary based on whether students take those exams on computers or by the traditional paper method, according t -More
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Support grows for open educational resources

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
More educators are adopting open educational resources, boosted in part by support from the US Department of Education and a  -More
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N.J. high-schoolers explore what they can do about climate change

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
More than 1,000 New Jersey high-school students recently attended workshops about sustainable living and improving the enviro -More
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Cartographer explains what makes a great map

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
California-based cartographer Tom Harrison has been creating maps for 30 years, inspired by an early stint as a park ranger.  -More
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Webinar -- The Library of Congress & Novice Researchers: Entry Points and Interplay

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
Explore how primary sources can play a key role in learning research skills.  -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Status quos are made to be broken.

NCSS Smartbrief - March 7, 2016 - 1:32pm
Ray Davis, writer -More
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Mock legislative session conducted by Vt. 8th-graders

NCSS Smartbrief - March 4, 2016 - 1:10pm
A Vermont middle school's eighth-graders recently participated in a mock legislative session in which they debated and voted  -More
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4th-grade history project incorporates multidisciplinary skills

NCSS Smartbrief - March 4, 2016 - 1:10pm
Fourth-graders at a Nebraska school create a "Hall of History" about their state in a cross-curricular project that incorpora -More

Keep It Current with relevant lessons for March
Use these high-quality resources from HMH® and HISTORY® to inspire curiosity and enliven your classes. March content features National Women's History Month and more!

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Analysis: 30 states could lose Title I funding under proposed budget

NCSS Smartbrief - March 4, 2016 - 1:10pm
President Barack Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2017 could result in less Title I funding for over 30 states, accord -More
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Ohio teacher launches program to combat school violence

NCSS Smartbrief - March 4, 2016 - 1:10pm
A veteran teacher in Ohio has launched a "blue dot" program in response to increasing violence in schools.  -More
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What sets connected educators apart?

NCSS Smartbrief - March 4, 2016 - 1:10pm
Three key things connected educators do set them apart from their peers, according to two educators who presented at the Nati -More
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