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Social studies for the next generation: The C3 Framework

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:27am
One of the recent milestones in social studies education was the release in 2013 of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3)  -More
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Call for members of FASSE Board

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:27am
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on the Fund for the Advancement of Social Studies Education (FASSE) boa -More

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

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Patience often gets the credit that belongs to fatigue.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:27am
Franklin Jones, American journalist -More
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New Orleans students brainstorm ways to improve city travel

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
A group of New Orleans high-school students recently attended a summer workshop to take on a real-world problem: how to impro -More
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Why competition should not be all about winning

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
Children begin to flex their competitive muscle around age five, according to some researchers.  -More
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How are iPads being used for professional development?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
As many school districts nationwide roll out one-to-one iPad programs for students, some are recognizing the benefits of tabl -More
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Teacher reflects on importance of coaching, mentoring

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
Both coaching and mentoring play important roles in the teaching profession, according to Andrew Jones, head of religious stu -More
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How mobile technology is taking off in schools worldwide

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
Mobile technology increasingly is making an impact on education worldwide, according to blogger Saga Briggs, who in this post -More
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Parts of students' bill of rights adopted by Pa. district's board

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
The Pittsburgh Public Schools Board has adopted portions of a student-drafted bill of rights for its revised student code.  -More
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Md. 6th-grade student advocates for healthy schools, communities

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
Jodi Evans, a sixth-grade student in Maryland, has been named a youth ambassador on the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high quality professional development is important to the professional  -More
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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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