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Tool helps teachers manage student crises

NCSS Smartbrief - October 26, 2016 - 12:57pm
Messaging apps can be an effective way for teachers to communicate and work with students who may need extra support, princip -More
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King learns from high-school students

NCSS Smartbrief - October 26, 2016 - 12:57pm
US Secretary of Education Secretary John King Jr.  -More
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Teachers launch schoolwide community service

NCSS Smartbrief - October 26, 2016 - 12:57pm
Educators at an Oregon middle school have transformed a school fundraiser into a schoolwide community service day.  -More
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I think it's a mistake to ever look for hope outside of one's self.

NCSS Smartbrief - October 26, 2016 - 12:57pm
Arthur Miller, playwright
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Ark. students learn in mini-economy

NCSS Smartbrief - October 21, 2016 - 1:20pm
Maggie Davenport, a sixth-grade science and social studies teacher in Arkansas, is teaching her students to thrive in a mini- -More
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How to get students interested in current events

NCSS Smartbrief - October 21, 2016 - 1:20pm
There are several ways teachers can integrate real-life politics in classroom lessons, writes Allan DeCarlo, an AP history an -More
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Texas school's election projects span classes

NCSS Smartbrief - October 21, 2016 - 1:20pm
Students at a Texas school are learning how to be educated voters by analyzing the current presidential race in government an -More
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King recommends improved civics education

NCSS Smartbrief - October 21, 2016 - 1:20pm
Schools and colleges should teach more civics education, Education Secretary John King Jr.  -More
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Ore. teacher wants students to create maps

NCSS Smartbrief - October 21, 2016 - 1:20pm
An Oregon high-school teacher wants to supply his Advanced Placement Human Geography students with high-capacity Chromebooks  -More
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Documentary shares the story behind "Hamilton"

NCSS Smartbrief - October 21, 2016 - 1:20pm
"Hamilton's America," a documentary airing on PBS, tells the story of the creation of the hit Broadway musical, "Hamilton." C -More
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Geographer discusses refugees and border-control policy

NCSS Smartbrief - October 21, 2016 - 1:20pm
In this interview, University of Hawaii geography professor Reece Jones discusses the movements of refugees and the dangers t -More
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Pa. students track teacher's trip to China

NCSS Smartbrief - October 19, 2016 - 1:34pm
Honors World History teacher Terry Owens is sharing her travels to Dunhuang, China, with her Pennsylvania high-school student -More
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Using Bob Dylan's works in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - October 19, 2016 - 1:34pm
More teachers and college professors are teaching the works of Bob Dylan, the recently named recipient of the 2016 Nobel Priz -More
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Instructional coaches support some Va. teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - October 19, 2016 - 1:34pm
A Virginia school district has expanded its staff of instructional coaches to include one coach for each elementary school to -More
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Calif. districts give teachers time to share

NCSS Smartbrief - October 19, 2016 - 1:34pm
Several California school districts provide teachers time to share classroom strategies and collaborate on teaching the curr -More
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