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Oldest tree in Europe is 1,075 years old, living in Greece

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
Europe's oldest known living tree is a Bosnian pine, nicknamed Adonis, that resides in Greece.  -More
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"Food forests" sprouting up in US

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
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Register for the NCSS Annual Conference

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
Online registration is now open for the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.  -More
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Are you a member?

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation's  -More
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Check out SmartBrief Education Originals

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
SmartBrief Education Originals connects education professionals with industry news, insights, resources and trends.  -More
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If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.

NCSS Smartbrief - August 22, 2016 - 12:54pm
Mark Rowse, clergyman -More
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Course to teach success skills to Minn. school's 9th-graders

NCSS Smartbrief - August 19, 2016 - 1:08pm
Incoming ninth-graders at a Minnesota high school will be able to take Success 191, a life-skills class designed by three soc -More
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How classroom routines can boost student engagement

NCSS Smartbrief - August 19, 2016 - 1:08pm
Educators should consult with other teachers or come up with their own consistent ways to begin and end lessons to give struc -More
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Education Dept. officials suggest ways to talk to students about tragedies

NCSS Smartbrief - August 19, 2016 - 1:08pm
It can be difficult for children to process the tragedies and injustices happening in the world around them, write Education  -More
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Schools seek to support children of incarcerated parents

NCSS Smartbrief - August 19, 2016 - 1:08pm
About 1 in 14 children has had a parent in jail, and research suggests such students need additional assistance in K-12 educa -More
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4 ways to open the classroom to edtech

NCSS Smartbrief - August 19, 2016 - 1:08pm
There are four key strategies to bring education technology into the classroom, writes Jennifer Casey, a social studies and l -More
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Calif. teachers learn about culture of students from China

NCSS Smartbrief - August 19, 2016 - 1:08pm
Teachers in a California school district are participating in a program to help them better meet the needs of students and fa -More
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Sonar locates 213-year-old shipwreck at bottom of Lake Ontario

NCSS Smartbrief - August 19, 2016 - 1:08pm
The intact remains of the Lady Washington, a commercial sailing vessel that sank in 1803, killing all aboard, have been found -More
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Register for the NCSS Annual Conference

NCSS Smartbrief - August 19, 2016 - 1:08pm
Online registration is now open for the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.  -More
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Check out SmartBrief Education Originals

NCSS Smartbrief - August 19, 2016 - 1:08pm
SmartBrief Education Originals connects education professionals with industry news, insights, resources and trends.  -More
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Colo. district adopts culturally responsive teaching

NCSS Smartbrief - August 15, 2016 - 1:45pm
A school district in Colorado is requiring for the first time that all teachers learn culturally responsive teaching.  -More
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Strategies for implementing inquiry-based learning

NCSS Smartbrief - August 15, 2016 - 1:45pm
Inquiry-based learning engages students by sparking their curiosity, middle-grades educator Heather Wolpert-Gawron writes in  -More
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