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Teachers, administrators shadow students nationwide

NCSS Smartbrief - March 4, 2016 - 1:10pm
The national Shadow a Student Challenge, in which administrators and teachers take on the role of students, ends today.  -More
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Some members of Congress refuse to support honor for Angelou

NCSS Smartbrief - March 4, 2016 - 1:10pm
Federal legislation to rename a Winston-Salem, N.C., post office after author and poet Maya Angelou received nine "no" votes, -More
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March TSSP

NCSS Smartbrief - March 4, 2016 - 1:10pm
The March issue of The Social Studies Professional is now available for download! Get TSSP. -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - March 4, 2016 - 1:10pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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In a gentle way, you can shake the world.

NCSS Smartbrief - March 4, 2016 - 1:10pm
Mahatma Gandhi, social reformer -More
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Mock election teaches Tenn. students about power of voting

NCSS Smartbrief - March 2, 2016 - 1:42pm
More than 500 students at a Memphis elementary school voted for their favorite presidential candidates during a mock primary  -More
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Classroom writing, storytelling taking the form of podcasts

NCSS Smartbrief - March 2, 2016 - 1:42pm
More teachers are introducing podcasts in the classroom to teach writing, storytelling and listening skills.  -More
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Ind. teachers: History Day projects help students deepen learning

NCSS Smartbrief - March 2, 2016 - 1:42pm
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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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Are video evaluations more helpful, positive for teachers?

NCSS Smartbrief - March 2, 2016 - 1:42pm
Video technology may lead to better experiences with evaluations among educators, according to a two-year study of a pilot pr -More
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Study: Teacher mentoring more cost-effective than PD courses

NCSS Smartbrief - March 2, 2016 - 1:42pm
Pairing struggling teachers with successful peers shows positive results at a lower cost than graduate credits and formal pro -More
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A framework to integrate QR codes in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - March 2, 2016 - 1:42pm
Quick-response codes can be valuable tools for teaching and learning, suggests Monica Burns, an author and speaker.  -More
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More US schools strive for diversity, reports show

NCSS Smartbrief - March 2, 2016 - 1:42pm
A growing number of school districts are making integration a priority, according to reports from the Century Foundation, and -More
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Egyptian officials to scan King Tut's tomb for hidden burial chambers

NCSS Smartbrief - March 2, 2016 - 1:42pm
Officials will begin radar scans of King Tutankhamun's tomb next month in an effort to find any hidden burial chambers.  -More
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Webinar -- Religion, Social Studies and You -- Part II

NCSS Smartbrief - March 2, 2016 - 1:42pm
Learn to implement religious and cultural literacy into your classrooms in this two-part webinar series.  -More
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Introducing Congress.gov from the Library of Congress

NCSS Smartbrief - March 2, 2016 - 1:42pm
Bring the legislative process to life with Congress.gov, a groundbreaking, comprehensive, user-friendly, free source of infor -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - March 2, 2016 - 1:42pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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It's not always necessary to be strong, but to feel strong.

NCSS Smartbrief - March 2, 2016 - 1:42pm
Jon Krakauer, writer -More
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