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Wash. 4th-graders explore the Middle Ages

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
Fourth-graders at a Washington state school recently engaged in a hands-on exploration of the Middle Ages during an assembly  -More
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Educator: Teachers need critical thinking, too

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
Critical thinking benefits students in the classroom as well as teachers' own professional growth, writes teacher Elizabeth S -More
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College Board expands testing accommodations

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
Students who receive testing accommodations at school will be eligible for accommodations on the SAT and other tests administ -More
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Wash. teachers seek more civics education

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
Social studies teachers in Washington state are backing an effort to ask lawmakers to strengthen civics education with more c -More
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Schools use app to teach empathy

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
About 90% of K-8 schools in the US are using communication app ClassDoJo with students and parents.  -More
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Ill. middle school opens outdoor reading area

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
An outdoor reading and learning space, known as the Reading Gazebo, now is available at a middle school in Illinois.  -More
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Archaeologists uncover remnants of ancient city in Egypt

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
The remnants of an ancient city have been uncovered at the Abydos archaeological site in Egypt, according to the Egyptian Min -More
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SmartBrief honors education bloggers: Meet the winners

NCSS Smartbrief - December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
SmartBrief Education's monthly Editor's Choice Content Award celebrates educator-bloggers.
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Club engages Ga. students in global learning

NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2016 - 1:38pm
More than 300 students across grades at a Georgia school recently shared their knowledge about the world during a game held b -More
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Geography teacher helps create online lesson database

NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2016 - 1:38pm
Virginia high-school geography teacher Chris Bunin is one of 38 educators who have helped write free lessons and activities b -More
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La. university extends teacher residencies

NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2016 - 1:38pm
Louisiana Tech University has replaced its quarterlong student-teaching requirement with a yearlong teacher residency as part -More
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How US teacher autonomy compares with Finland

NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2016 - 1:38pm
In this commentary, Tim Walker, an American teacher based in Finland, highlights the journeys of two teachers from Finland wh -More
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Media students share news via online network

NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2016 - 1:38pm
Some high-school students in New Jersey are writing and sharing school news via the Fusfoo network.  -More
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Manhood Development Project helps at-risk youths

NCSS Smartbrief - November 30, 2016 - 1:38pm
Educators in Oakland, Calif., provide extra support to African-American boys through the Manhood Development Project.  -More
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