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Conn. seniors make film highlighting homelessness in their community

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
Seniors in the Global Problem Solving class at William H.  -More
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Va. first-graders donate money to help families of wounded soldiers

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
First-graders in Virginia raised $101.25 and donated the money to the Families of the Wounded Fund to help relatives of injur -More
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Volunteer opportunities

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committee.  -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
The NCSS Live Learning Center features selected NCSS Annual Conference Session recordings to keep you current on the trends i -More
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Other people's faults are like bees -- if we don't see them, they don't harm us.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
Luis Vigil, Spanish writer and critic -More
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Maine 3rd-graders illustrate local history using diary from 1880s

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:12pm
Third-graders at Ames Elementary School in Searsmont, Maine, brought illustrations to the life events chronicled in the diary -More
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Ga. 5th-graders find "101 objects" representing local history

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:12pm
Fifth-grade students from Cheatham Hill Elementary in Cobb County, Ga., launched a local history research project in which th -More
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Should the U.S. revamp PD after China's model?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:12pm
Teachers in some top-performing countries, such as China, are given more time for professional development and planning -- sp -More
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Wis. mentoring program helps both student-teachers, mentors

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:12pm
The mentoring and guidance gained from experienced educators can help student-teachers manage evolving challenges, such as sp -More
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District in Pa. opts for open-source materials

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:12pm
Schools nationwide are integrating more technology in the classroom.  -More
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Calif. students explore the world with pen pal program

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:12pm
Students at Westlake Elementary School in Santa Cruz, Calif., are learning about life in other countries by exchanging letter -More
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Canadian students cast ballots amid elections in Ontario

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:12pm
More than 14,000 students from schools across the Ontario, Canada, region were expected to cast ballots this week as part of  -More
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Are you a member?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:12pm
NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation&rs -More
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NCSS awards -- Deadline extended

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:12pm
NCSS is accepting nominations and applications our 2014 awards and grants, including: Outstanding Social Studies Teachers of  -More
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I don't believe in luck -- I believe in preparation.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:12pm
Bobby Knight, American basketball coach -More
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How annotation can help students understand historical texts

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 2:04pm
Teaching students how to take notes as they read and study historical texts can encourage them to read and understand what th -More
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