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Volunteer opportunities

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:32pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committee.  -More
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Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:32pm
Soren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher and writer -More
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Calif. students help with exhibit marking county's 125th anniversary

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
A group of California high-school students who are taking a summer course in the history and science of curating museums help -More
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Ideas for co-creating lessons with students based on their interests

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Teachers can tap into students' interests to help co-create learning experiences, writes Matt Levinson, head of the Upper Div -More
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N.J. district adds coaches, sets aside time for collaborative planning

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
The four elementary schools in a New Jersey district are restructuring their schedules to give teachers time each day for col -More
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Summer reading lists can help teachers recharge

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Teacher Joshua Block fights the inevitable feelings of routine and burnout in June by drawing on his summer reading list for  -More
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How to teach digital citizenship at school, home

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
For today's students, learning digital citizenship is seen as a necessity in schools, classrooms and homes.  -More
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Students grow, sell produce in Del. gardening program

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
An organization in Delaware has taken the community-garden model popular among adults and implemented it with students.  -More
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Drama course builds literacy, confidence for Ind. students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Eighth-graders at an Indiana school learned about drama while building literacy skills and confidence through a weekly class  -More
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Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
The Robert H. Jackson Center and the National Council for the Social Studies announce the 2014 Robert H.  -More
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NCSS Annual Conference registration is open!

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Registration for the NCSS Annual Conference in Boston is now open. Learn more about the conference and register. -More
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Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Oprah Winfrey, American media mogul and philanthropist -More
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N.J. 4th-graders bring rain forest to their school

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Fourth-graders in New Jersey put on the "Agape Rainforest" exhibit at their school earlier this week to raise awareness of th -More
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Canadian students explore Aboriginal history, culture

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Fifth-graders in Ajax, Ontario, Canada, are learning about the history, culture and contributions of the country's First Nati -More
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Conn. unions seek addition of labor history to high-school curriculum

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Unions in Connecticut have been urging lawmakers to pass legislation that would add labor history to the state's high-school  -More
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Video websites to help teachers engage students

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
There are a number of useful sites to help teachers integrate video in their classrooms, according to this article, which lis -More
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