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Tenn. high-schoolers learn to help peers express views

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
A group of high-school students in Tennessee recently attended a training session -- held by the nonprofit Facing History and -More
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Ideas for addressing equity in education

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
School leaders should not shy away from talking about equity in education with students and faculty, principal Carrie Tulbert -More
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What to do when classroom conversations go silent

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
Whole-class conversations can be challenging, asserts professor and writer Todd Finley.  -More
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Proposed ESSA rules focus on homeless student population

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
US Department of Education Secretary John King Jr.  -More
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Expanding the classroom with live video

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
Teachers can use live video in the classroom to take students on virtual tours and connect with parents and subject experts.  -More
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Service projects help Mass. ELLs build skills

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
A Massachusetts school district's summer learning program incorporates service-learning projects to help English-language lea -More
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Study: Presumed route into Americas too barren for humans to cross

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
There wasn't enough vegetation or wildlife along the North American Arctic corridor to support human migration into the Ameri -More
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Volunteer opportunities

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committees. -More
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Check out SmartBrief Education Originals

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
SmartBrief Education Originals connects education professionals with industry news, insights, resources and trends.  -More
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People will always try to stop you doing the right thing if it is unconventional.

NCSS Smartbrief - August 12, 2016 - 12:59pm
Warren Buffett, businessman, investor and philanthropist -More
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Neb. teachers learn to have empathy for students in poverty

NCSS Smartbrief - August 10, 2016 - 1:17pm
Teachers at a Nebraska middle school recently participated in a simulation designed to help them understand the lives of stud -More
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Ideas for welcoming students to the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - August 10, 2016 - 1:17pm
Creating a positive community is essential for promoting learning, Maurice Elias, a psychology professor at Rutgers Universit -More
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4 education leaders share guiding principles

NCSS Smartbrief - August 10, 2016 - 1:17pm
What goals will drive educational change this school year?  -More
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Why one principal emphasizes teamwork for school success

NCSS Smartbrief - August 10, 2016 - 1:17pm
In his new position as principal of a New York state middle school, Michael Mitchell says building relationships and working  -More
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Classroom redesigns focus on collaboration, technology

NCSS Smartbrief - August 10, 2016 - 1:17pm
Teachers and students at an Iowa school have access to learning spaces designed to encourage collaboration, write Dan Warren, -More
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