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Students grow, sell produce in Del. gardening program

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
An organization in Delaware has taken the community-garden model popular among adults and implemented it with students.  -More
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Drama course builds literacy, confidence for Ind. students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Eighth-graders at an Indiana school learned about drama while building literacy skills and confidence through a weekly class  -More
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Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
The Robert H. Jackson Center and the National Council for the Social Studies announce the 2014 Robert H.  -More
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NCSS Annual Conference registration is open!

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Registration for the NCSS Annual Conference in Boston is now open. Learn more about the conference and register. -More
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Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Oprah Winfrey, American media mogul and philanthropist -More
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N.J. 4th-graders bring rain forest to their school

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Fourth-graders in New Jersey put on the "Agape Rainforest" exhibit at their school earlier this week to raise awareness of th -More
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Canadian students explore Aboriginal history, culture

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Fifth-graders in Ajax, Ontario, Canada, are learning about the history, culture and contributions of the country's First Nati -More
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Conn. unions seek addition of labor history to high-school curriculum

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Unions in Connecticut have been urging lawmakers to pass legislation that would add labor history to the state's high-school  -More
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Video websites to help teachers engage students

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
There are a number of useful sites to help teachers integrate video in their classrooms, according to this article, which lis -More
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Wis. 3rd-graders become journalists

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Third-grade students at a Wisconsin elementary school have been publishing a monthly newspaper that is connecting them with t -More
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Literacy group is building "little libraries" in N.C. parks

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
A partnership between Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department in North Carolina and the literacy group Reading Connections -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
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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Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Voltaire, French writer and philosopher -More
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Mass. 6th-graders show expertise on the ancient world

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 1:01pm
Sixth-graders in a Massachusetts middle school wrapped up their social studies class with a showcase of ancient world history -More
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Educator: Now is the time for teachers to reflect on the school year

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 1:01pm
Teachers should reflect on what steps they took this year to improve students' learning, teacher Elizabeth Stein writes in th -More
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