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Teacher shares ideas for exploring concepts of Utopia, unintended consequences

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:00pm
Teacher Amber Chandler describes how she improved students' understanding of the themes of dystopian novel "The Giver" throug -More
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What to expect when full Senate debates NCLB rewrite

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:00pm
The U.S. Senate education committee last week passed a bipartisan rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.  -More
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Educator: Boost media literacy with study of presidential campaigns

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:00pm
Students can improve their media literacy skills to "see through the spin and fluff" of presidential campaigns, according to  -More
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Curriculum aims to help students excel in the digital world

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:00pm
While students today have grown up with technology, many are unsure of how it works behind the scenes and how to use it effec -More
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Mich. students jump rope for the American Heart Association

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:00pm
Students at a Michigan elementary school recently raised about $18,000 for the American Heart Association through a Jump Rope -More
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Webinar Series: Using Multiple Viewpoints and Multiple Perspectives to Study American History

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:00pm
Beginning May 7, the webinar series will reinforce the advantages of analyzing multiple perspectives and multiple viewpoints  -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:00pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Pa. students to quiz residents, historians in Jeopardy!-style game

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:16pm
Juniors and seniors at two Pennsylvania high schools have been preparing to challenge local personalities and historians abou -More
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How to handle conferences with parents of struggling students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:16pm
There are times when teachers must have tough conversations with parents of students who are struggling in class.  -More

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How school leaders can support coaching relationships

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:16pm
School leaders should pay special attention to how they introduce and communicate the role of coaches for teachers to ensure  -More
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Teacher finds inspiration connecting with other educators

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:16pm
Teachers should connect with other teachers at their own schools and beyond, suggests educator David Cutler.  -More
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More districts are moving to the cloud, survey shows

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:16pm
More school districts in the U.S.  -More
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Teacher's effort to get to know students goes viral

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:16pm
Colorado elementary-school teacher Kyle Schwartz gave her students a writing assignment to get to know them.  -More
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Webinar: Cultivating a Civic Culture of Learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:16pm
Web Hutchins, the founder of Civics for All, will share how he is engaging students in local communities to support civic lea -More
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