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Calif. after-school gardening program produces food for school meals

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:46pm
Students in a California elementary school have partnered with a community organization for an after-school garden project ca -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:46pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Teaching the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework: Exploring Inquiry-Based Instruction in Social Studies

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:46pm
An indispensable guide for teachers implementing the C3 Framework, this new book from NCSS Publications consists of model les -More
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Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:46pm
Albert Einstein, German-American theoretical physicist -More
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Pa. 8th-graders learn about WWII from Holocaust survivor

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 2:41pm
Eighth-graders from a Pennsylvania middle school recently learned about the Holocaust and World War II during a discussion wi -More
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Teacher: "In-house field trips" with classroom guests engage students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 2:41pm
Bringing special guests to the classroom is a great way to engage students by offering them a firsthand perspective in an "in -More
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Middle-schoolers explore current events through student-directed discussions

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 2:41pm
A Minnesota middle-school teacher uses quarterly, student-led class discussions to engage his pupils in social studies lesson -More
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Calif. middle-schoolers debate their way to Common Core skills

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 2:41pm
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Earn recertification hours by attending our Saturday Webinars
Our next American Controversies conversation will be Saturday, January 24th at 11:00 AM EST. This month's topic will be "Has America Progressed Beyond Its Founding Principles?" Each webinar is a moderated discussion among scholars, with questions posed by teacher participants from across the country. We aslo offer certificates for all of our online and in-person programs. Register Now!

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Urban teacher-residency program modeled after medical training

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 2:41pm
The Urban Teacher Center, based in Baltimore, has been able to retain about 75% of teachers who complete their residency prog -More
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Experts predict more connected classrooms in the future

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 2:41pm
Learning devices of the future will allow for anytime, anywhere learning and allow students to share data and material more e -More
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Texas students give money to city for flood signs in classmate's memory

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 2:41pm
Students at a Texas high school have raised more than $1,400 to help pay for the installation of solar-powered flood warning  -More
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Changes to USDA dietary guidelines may push sustainability

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 2:41pm
New dietary guidelines that are the basis for the U.S.  -More
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Religion, social studies and you

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 2:41pm
This four-part webinar series will focus on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical approaches for addressing different fai -More
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An invitation to authors

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 2:41pm
If you're an enthusiastic elementary teacher or teacher educator with great ideas that you've implemented in the classroom, w -More
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How to help students develop skills to support history claims

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:17pm
Tests using the Common Core State Standards require students to become more skilled at using textual evidence to support thei -More
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How to help students develop skills to support history claims

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:17pm
Tests using the Common Core State Standards require students to become more skilled at using textual evidence to support thei -More
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Tips to engage, motivate students after winter break

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:17pm
It can be difficult for teachers to get their students' attention when they return from winter break, Judy Willis, a neurolog -More
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Tips to engage, motivate students after winter break

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:17pm
It can be difficult for teachers to get their students' attention when they return from winter break, Judy Willis, a neurolog -More
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