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Free curriculum based on activist's memoir is under development

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
A free curriculum on human rights based on Nobel Peace Prize recipient and global women's education activist Malala Yousafzai -More
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What are the myths about blended learning?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
Blended learning is just as rigorous as traditional lessons and is not the same thing as distance learning, writes Barbara Ha -More
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Survey: More school libraries offer e-books to students

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
E-book usage is slowly growing among school libraries, with elementary schools showing the largest usage rates of one book fo -More
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Charity summit teaches N.C. students to pay it forward

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
About 150 high-school students and advisers from across North Carolina recently attended the Youth Giving Summit to discuss h -More
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How teachers can support students, families during military deployments

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
Educator and veteran Wendi Pillars offers advice in this blog post on supporting students and their families when military pa -More
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NCSS Annual Conference is this week!

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
The NCSS Annual Conference takes place in Boston this week!  -More
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Information for first-time conference attendees

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
Your first NCSS Annual Conference? Now that you've registered, you may be wondering what to expect.  -More
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Cast your vote for the 2014 Educators' Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
SmartBlog on Education this year launched a monthly Editor's Choice Content Award, which recognizes content written by educat -More
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Wis. students become historians by interviewing residents about the 1950s

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
Students at Memorial High School in Wisconsin recently interviewed older residents in the community to learn about what life  -More
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Ind. students build models, perform scenes from ancient Rome

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
At Greensburg Junior High School in Indiana, students recently participated in the Ancient Roman Extravaganza as part of thei -More
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How multisensory lessons can boost learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
Multisensory nutrition education may help reduce absenteeism and boost test scores, Ingrid Kohlstadt, a faculty associate at  -More
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Education Department releases NCLB waiver renewal guidelines

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
School districts can renew their No Child Left Behind waivers through the 2017-18 school year if they meet certain requiremen -More
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Schools often lack resources to help homeless students

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
There are more than 1.1 million public-school students in the U.S. without permanent homes, according to the U.S.  -More
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Program aims to teach students about online safety

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
A new, free online course -- "Think Before You Link" -- will be released for students in grades three to eight to help educat -More
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Mich. high-school students help clean up yards of elderly residents

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
Student volunteers from two Michigan high schools recently joined the "Make a Senior Smile" event where they helped clean up  -More
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Premium subscriptions to NCSS Journals

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
NCSS is offering premium institutional subscriptions to our journals "Social Education" and "Social Studies and the Young Lea -More
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