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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:40pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 1:40pm
Norman Vincent Peale, American minister and writer -More
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N.H. teacher designs curriculum tailored to local French-Canadian history

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
Susan Pomasko, a social studies teacher in New Hampshire, has incorporated her grant-funded summer travels to France and Cana -More
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History teacher develops civic course for N.J. high school

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
First-year African-American studies and U.S.  -More
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Tenn. revamps social studies tests to boost rigor

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
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Educator: Put teachers in charge of common core PD

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
Districts should tap teachers to help lead the professional development and collaboration needed to implement Common Core Sta -More
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Various approaches taken for Minn. teachers' tech training

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
More schools in Minnesota are introducing classroom technology this school year.  -More
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Calif. bill aims to keep students' electronic data safe

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
Lawmakers in California have passed legislation that prohibits the sale and disclosure of schools' online student data in wha -More
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Pa. students' painted barn "quilts" showcase county's history

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
Students in Perry County, Pa., have contributed artwork for the Quilt Barn Trail, a project in which their seven quilt design -More
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Texas father creates accessible amusement park for children with special needs

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
Morgan's Wonderland, a nonprofit amusement park in San Antonio, offers a fully accessible experience for children with disabi -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high quality professional development is important to the professional  -More
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Social studies for the next generation: The C3 Framework

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
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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Editor's Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
SmartBlog on Education's monthly content award recognizes content written by educators, for educators that inspires readers t -More
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The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:20pm
William James, American philosopher and psychologist -More
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Ind. high-school students interview local WWII veterans for film

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 1:39pm
After being asked by the Marshall County Historical Society Museum to create a film for visitors, Indiana high-school student -More
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200 educators attend training to teach about the Holocaust

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 1:39pm
Two hundred teachers from across the country recently participated in a three-day workshop at the U.S.  -More
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Dropping state tests could lead to consequences for Fla. districts

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 1:39pm
Some Florida school districts are considering sending a message to state lawmakers by opting out of state tests.  -More
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Tenn. to stay the course with test-based teacher evaluations

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 1:39pm
Tennessee is in its fourth year of test-based teacher evaluations, and Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman has no  -More
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