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NCSS Awards

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Congratulations to the recipients of NCSS awards and grants for 2014.  -More
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Call for members of FASSE Board

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on The Fund for the Advancement of Social Studies Education (FASSE) boa -More
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Editor's Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
SmartBlog on Education's monthly content award recognizes content written by educators, for educators, that inspires readers  -More
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I work in whatever medium likes me at the moment.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Marc Chagall, Russian-French artist -More
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Calif. teacher, students create ballot for Kids Vote on Nov. 4

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
California teacher Justin Trinh-Halperin and his seventh- and eighth-grade students have partnered with the county election d -More
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Research examines what works to improve student writing

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
Word-processing software may help improve students' writing quality, according to a recent review of about 250 studies on wri -More

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2 teachers share advice for using Twitter for PD

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
Twitter is gaining more respect as a professional-development tool for teachers, according to this interview with two educato -More
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Teachers increasingly tapped as school leaders, study finds

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
School districts nationwide increasingly are tapping teachers for leadership roles, according to a new study by The Aspen Ins -More
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Educator: Flipped model provides class time for role-playing projects

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
An Indiana social studies teacher has flipped his eighth-grade classroom to allow more time for in-class projects, such as ro -More
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Ky. elementary school launches mentoring program for students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
Stephens Elementary School students in Kentucky are participating in Ment2Be, a mentoring program that promotes relationships -More
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Mass. court pilots family literacy program

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
A county probate and family court in Massachusetts is piloting a weekly literacy program that is offered as part of alternati -More
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Become a CAEP Program reviewer

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
NCSS seeks members to serve as reviewers of university social studies teacher education programs for the Council for the Accr -More
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Browse the 2014 Conference sessions

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
The full list of conference sessions is now available.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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W.Va. teacher uses Spanish to connect students to the world

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
Michelle Clarkson, a high-school Spanish teacher in West Virginia, is encouraging her students to become global citizens by e -More
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Educator: Blend differentiation, flipped instruction to get results

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:44pm
Teachers can customize students' learning using what educator Joe Hirsch refers to as "fliperentiated" instruction -- the com -More
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