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How to teach students about inaugurations

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Today is Inauguration Day for the 45th US president, Donald Trump.  -More
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Ideas for nurturing creativity in students

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Teachers should work to inspire making and inventing by students, writes Vicki Davis, who teaches computer fundamentals and c -More
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Obama term ends without ESSA spending rule

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
The Obama administration abandoned a proposed funding rule under the Every Student Succeeds Act.  -More
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S.C. district makes viewing inauguration optional

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Officials in a South Carolina school district are giving students the option of not watching Friday's US presidential inaugur -More
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What is the state of internet access in schools?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
About 10.4 million more students meet the Federal Communications Commission's per-student internet access goal, compared with -More
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Candle-making project teaches real-world skills

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Students at a Florida elementary school are learning problem-solving and math skills by making candles and selling them at lo -More
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Lunch project puts students in driver's seat

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Students at a Maine elementary school who participated in the Clean Plate initiative are applying their knowledge to healthy  -More
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Are you a member?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation's
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There are two ways of exerting one's strength: One is pushing down, the other is pulling up.

NCSS Smartbrief - January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Booker T. Washington, writer, educator and orator
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Students reflect, serve to honor King holiday

NCSS Smartbrief - January 16, 2017 - 1:10pm
Students across the US are observing the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday in many ways.  -More
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Make the most of first 5 minutes of class

NCSS Smartbrief - January 16, 2017 - 1:10pm
Teachers should devote more attention to the first five minutes of class, writes Curtis Chandler, an education professor at B -More
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What does "career ready" mean in kindergarten?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 16, 2017 - 1:10pm
The youngest students in some school districts are learning about college and career through initiatives aimed at closing gra -More
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Researchers study underachievement in schools

NCSS Smartbrief - January 16, 2017 - 1:10pm
Concerns about how peers will view academic involvement and effort could be one cause of educational underachievement, accord -More
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Teachers offer feedback about digital options

NCSS Smartbrief - January 16, 2017 - 1:10pm
Technology leaders are working to ensure that those who use educational technology in the classroom have a voice during testi -More
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Calif. students operate campus bank

NCSS Smartbrief - January 16, 2017 - 1:10pm
Students at a California high school are learning finance, management and leadership skills by running a branch of a local cr -More
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Do trends really matter in literacy?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 16, 2017 - 1:10pm
The International Literacy Association recently surveyed its past and present members in 89 countries to find out what they v -More
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