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Map: 1% of Earth's land is home to half the population

NCSS Smartbrief - January 8, 2016 - 1:04pm
A new map based on NASA's population data shows that half of the global population lives on just 1% of the Earth's land.  -More
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Call for comments -- NCSS National Standards for the Preparation of Social Studies Teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - January 8, 2016 - 1:04pm
NCSS is soliciting comments on a draft revision to the NCSS National Standards for the Preparation of Social Studies Teachers -More
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NCSS awards selection committees

NCSS Smartbrief - January 8, 2016 - 1:04pm
NCSS is looking for members to serve on awards selection committees.  -More
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The only competition worthy of a wise man is with himself.

NCSS Smartbrief - January 8, 2016 - 1:04pm
Washington Allston, painter and poet -More
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Mich. 10th-graders seek signs marking 1800s canal site

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
Tenth-grade US history students at a Michigan school recently presented a proposal to local officials to erect signage in a p -More
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Start the new year with student-led learning

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
The new year is the perfect time to allow students more control over their learning, high-school English teacher Nicholas Pro -More

Text-Dependent Comprehension of Social Studies Content
Social Studies books for grades K-8 each have an accompanying Text-Dependent Comprehension Card, which provides questions that prompt students to develop evidence-based answers. These unique resources help you improve the understanding of grade-level Social Studies content and engage students in writing effective responses to the text. FREE sampler.

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La. district aims to support new teachers with mentors

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
A Louisiana school district plans to create a mentorship program for new teachers.  -More
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Districts across US build housing for teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
School districts in states such as California, Colorado, Texas and North Carolina are building apartment complexes for teache -More
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How to write a powerful education tweet

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
In this commentary, Thomas Murray, digital-learning director for the Alliance for Excellent Education, shares several tips fo -More
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Excavation for Va. hotel unearths 18th-century ship

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
Excavation for construction of a hotel on the Potomac River waterfront of Alexandria, Va., has unearthed the wooden remains o -More
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Agriculture plants seeds of real-world learning for Pa. students

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
Students at Bald Eagle High School in Wingate, Pa., soon will compete in the Pennsylvania Farm Show, where they will show the -More
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NCSS Annual Conference proposal reviewers

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
Help shape the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., by becoming an online proposal reviewer.  -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Meet the 2nd annual Educators' Choice Content Award winners

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
SmartBrief Education has announced the two winners of our 2015 Educators' Choice Content Award.  -More
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If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
Seth Godin, writer and entrepreneur -More
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Mass. students promote financial literacy for peers on Civics Day

NCSS Smartbrief - January 4, 2016 - 1:31pm
Social studies students from a Massachusetts high school recently called for increasing financial literacy among their peers  -More
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The value of books in reading instruction

NCSS Smartbrief - January 4, 2016 - 1:31pm
Holding an actual book is an important component of learning to read, elementary teacher Justin Minkel asserts.  -More
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Ind. school incorporates music across its curriculum

NCSS Smartbrief - January 4, 2016 - 1:31pm
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Keeping It Current with HMH® & HISTORY® Resources
This Month in History provides high-quality content each month that teachers can use in their classroom.
Be the first to access these materials to inspire curiosity in your students today.

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