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Today is the last day to vote for NCSS vice-president, board

NCSS Smartbrief - January 16, 2017 - 1:10pm
The NCSS Board of Directors has approved the following slate of candidates for the 2016-17 Board of Directors and officer ele
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - January 16, 2017 - 1:10pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te
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Plans are worthless, but planning is everything.

NCSS Smartbrief - January 16, 2017 - 1:10pm
Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th US president
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Resources to teach about MLK's life, legacy

NCSS Smartbrief - January 13, 2017 - 1:02pm
Students and educators across the US officially will observe the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on Monday.  -More
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SCOTUS debates special-education standard

NCSS Smartbrief - January 13, 2017 - 1:02pm
The US Supreme Court heard arguments this week about defining a free, appropriate public education for students with disabili -More
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What will be Obama's education legacy?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 13, 2017 - 1:02pm
President Barack Obama's administration has left its imprint on education policy.  -More
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Study highlights benefits of field trips

NCSS Smartbrief - January 13, 2017 - 1:02pm
Field trips may help deepen student learning, according to a two-year study of students from about a dozen New York schools.  -More
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Teacher uses social media to go "global"

NCSS Smartbrief - January 13, 2017 - 1:02pm
Elementary-school teacher Paul Carver says social media tools such as Instagram and Skype have helped his classroom become "m -More
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Colo. educator reflects on teaching refugee students

NCSS Smartbrief - January 13, 2017 - 1:02pm
Welcoming refugee students into the classroom is a balance between academic gains and creating safe spaces for children, writ -More
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Geographer: North America's center is in N.D.

NCSS Smartbrief - January 13, 2017 - 1:02pm
State University of New York at Buffalo geographer Peter Rogerson, who published research in 2015 identifying the geographica -More
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2016 candidates for NCSS vice-president, Board of Directors

NCSS Smartbrief - January 13, 2017 - 1:02pm
The NCSS Board of Directors has approved the following slate of candidates for the 2016-17 Board of Directors and officer ele
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Edu bloggers win SmartBrief award

NCSS Smartbrief - January 13, 2017 - 1:02pm
SmartBrief Education each year celebrates educator voice with the annual Educators' Choice Content Award. Meet the winners.
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High school, college students role-play Congress

NCSS Smartbrief - January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
A Kentucky high school's Advanced Placement government class recently partnered with college students for a simulated session -More
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How to empower students to follow their dreams

NCSS Smartbrief - January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
Teachers have a responsibility to help students learn to believe in themselves, writes author Barbara Blackburn.  -More
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Teachers report feeling unprepared to discuss race in class

NCSS Smartbrief - January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
Educators taking part in a survey said they believed race should be a topic of discussion in the classroom, but the majority  -More
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Report offers 5 findings on school leadership

NCSS Smartbrief - January 11, 2017 - 1:21pm
School leadership can play a leading role in improving educational outcomes, according to a Rand Corporation report.  -More
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