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Bias may contribute to college-enrollment gap

NCSS Smartbrief - February 10, 2017 - 1:30pm
Minority youths who perceive or experience teacher bias during middle school may be less likely to attend college, according  -More
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You can help make the NCSS Annual Conference YOUR conference

NCSS Smartbrief - February 10, 2017 - 1:30pm
NCSS invites proposals to present a session and volunteers to review proposals for selection by the program planning committe
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A large heart can be filled with very little.

NCSS Smartbrief - February 10, 2017 - 1:30pm
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Teachers focus on the civil part of discourse

NCSS Smartbrief - February 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
Social studies teachers at some Minnesota high schools are using various approaches to engage students in discussions about p -More
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5 ideas for teaching about Black History Month

NCSS Smartbrief - February 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
This blog post offers five resources to help teachers celebrate Black History Month with students.  -More
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Ideas on creating a collaborative class culture

NCSS Smartbrief - February 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
Colorado fourth-grade teacher Liz Fitzgerald says she works to build a collaborative classroom culture that is a safe space f -More
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Study: Mistakes offer learning opportunities

NCSS Smartbrief - February 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
Paying attention to mistakes could help boost students' accuracy on tasks, according to a study published in the journal Deve -More
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Snapchat launches Black History Month filters

NCSS Smartbrief - February 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
Snapchat is offering a way for users to celebrate Black History Month with the "Our Story" called "Young Black and Proud." Th -More
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Do schools need more teachers of color?

NCSS Smartbrief - February 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
About 82% of US teachers are white while the population of students of color is rising.  -More
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Schools celebrate international flavors

NCSS Smartbrief - February 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
Kimberly Adkins, school lunch chef for Seabrook Elementary and Middle School in New Hampshire, created international cuisine  -More
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Advocacy call to action: support funding for ESEA grants

NCSS Smartbrief - February 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
The social studies community was thrilled when the Every Student Succeeds Act created multiple new competitive grants to supp
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NCSS 2017 webinar series

NCSS Smartbrief - February 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
Expand your professional portfolio with these enriching and engaging online learning opportunities from NCSS.
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Students explore the world from inside a globe

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
Students at a Massachusetts elementary school recently explored continents, countries and more inside a large, inflatable glo -More
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How some educators mark Black History Month

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
Some educators in Baltimore mark Black History Month with lessons that ask students to connect historical and current events. -More
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How to implement outdoor learning on a budget

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
Teachers at two urban schools as well as outdoor-learning experts say outdoor learning can be incorporated into science class -More
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Some education regulations on hold until March

NCSS Smartbrief - February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
The Trump administration has moved to postpone the effective date of some education regulations, which have not yet taken eff -More
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