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Canadian students explore Aboriginal history, culture

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Fifth-graders in Ajax, Ontario, Canada, are learning about the history, culture and contributions of the country's First Nati -More
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Conn. unions seek addition of labor history to high-school curriculum

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Unions in Connecticut have been urging lawmakers to pass legislation that would add labor history to the state's high-school  -More
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Video websites to help teachers engage students

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
There are a number of useful sites to help teachers integrate video in their classrooms, according to this article, which lis -More
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Wis. 3rd-graders become journalists

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Third-grade students at a Wisconsin elementary school have been publishing a monthly newspaper that is connecting them with t -More
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Literacy group is building "little libraries" in N.C. parks

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
A partnership between Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department in North Carolina and the literacy group Reading Connections -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
The NCSS Live Learning Center features selected NCSS Annual Conference Session recordings to keep you current on the trends i -More
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Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Voltaire, French writer and philosopher -More
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Mass. 6th-graders show expertise on the ancient world

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 1:01pm
Sixth-graders in a Massachusetts middle school wrapped up their social studies class with a showcase of ancient world history -More
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Educator: Now is the time for teachers to reflect on the school year

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 1:01pm
Teachers should reflect on what steps they took this year to improve students' learning, teacher Elizabeth Stein writes in th -More
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Is Calif. tenure ruling as historic as Brown?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 1:01pm
A court ruling in California that struck down tenure and other job protections for teachers is being hailed by some as a way  -More
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15 Twitter feeds educators should follow

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 1:01pm
This article lists 15 Twitter feeds that educators should check out, including @NMHS_Principal, a New Jersey high-school prin -More
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Child care centers are part of Cherokee garden project

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 1:01pm
More than 3,300 Oklahoma children are part of the Cherokee Nation's tribal gardening project aimed at teaching healthy eating -More
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N.H. 3rd-graders work to gain official status for mastodon

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 1:01pm
Some third-graders in New Hampshire who have been studying prehistoric animals are working with state lawmakers on a bill to  -More
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Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 1:01pm
The Robert H. Jackson Center and the National Council for the Social Studies announce the 2014 Robert H.  -More
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