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Volunteer opportunities

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committee.  -More

$125,000 Salary for Master Social Studies Middle School Teachers!
The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School

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You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
Henry Ford, American industrialist -More
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Wis. educator to use Minecraft to teach 8th-graders about government, economics

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
Wisconsin social studies teacher Erich Utrie will use a grant to fund a project, "Minecraft: Government and Economics," in wh -More
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N.J. summer camp prepares students for rigors of AP coursework

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
A New Jersey high school is holding AP Pre-season, a weeklong summer camp to teach the writing, study and critical-thinking s -More
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Some states' lawmakers want to rewrite education standards

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
In at least a dozen states, criticism of the Common Core State Standards and concern that certain groups were left out of the -More
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Ideas for interactive student assessments

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
Among many strategies for checking student progress, alternative formative assessment is an effective approach that relies on -More
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Survey: Teachers expand use of digital tools

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
Teachers increasingly are using digital tools in new and exciting ways to help students learn, according to a recent survey b -More
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Wash. state 5th-graders paint mural to discourage graffiti, vandalism

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
Fifth-graders from a Vancouver, Wash., elementary school recently painted a nature-themed mural on a storage building to disc -More
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Pa. program teaches students about civil rights movement

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
Some Pennsylvania K-12 students are learning about the civil rights movement and what it means today as part of a six-week pr -More
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NCSS Webinar series -- Mapping the Nation and Get Digital

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
NCSS is offering new webinars to kick-off your school year this September: Mapping the Nation and Get Digital, a webinar seri -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
Too hot to go outside?  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More

$125,000 Salary for Master Social Studies Middle School Teachers!
The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School

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Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
Potter Stewart, U.S. Supreme Court justice -More
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Va. students create videos about historical figures, sites

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 1:00pm
A group of Virginia middle-school students recently studied historical figures such as Clara Barton and visited battlefields  -More
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Pa. students blend journalism with service-learning projects

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 1:00pm
A group of students in grades four through seven recently combined service-learning projects and journalism as part of a Youn -More
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Calif. bill seeks to end English-only instruction

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 1:00pm
A California Senate bill aims to place an initiative on the November 2016 ballot to reinstate bilingual education in schools. -More
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Teacher tenure in N.Y. is challenged in court

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 1:00pm
A second lawsuit has been filed in New York that takes aim at tenure in the state.  -More
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Fla. districts work to reduce bullying, improve student safety

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 1:00pm
School districts in Florida have placed a priority on teaching students about bullying and have adopted zero-tolerance stance -More
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