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Okla. students cast ballots for first time

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
A group of eight Oklahoma high-school students recently voted for the first time when they cast ballots during early voting p -More
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Study: Students benefit from character education

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
Character education can help support the needs of at-risk youths, according to a two-year study of Philadelphia students taki -More
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Ga. 3rd-graders showcase business skills, products

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
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3 Creative Ways to Teach Global Awareness
Learn how you can start teaching global awareness in your classroom today with these three teacher-recommended activities. You can even tweak any of these activities to fit your classroom needs!
Read the Common Sense Graphite article here.

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Survey: 72% of schools prioritize college, career readiness

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
College and career readiness is a top priority for school districts, according to about 72% of those who responded to a recen -More
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More students passing AP exams than a decade ago, College Board says

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
Passing rates on Advanced Placement exams have increased during the past 10 years, according to a report by the College Board -More
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Md. students use video for self-critiques of speeches

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
Students in a Maryland school are using technology to assess themselves in public-speaking assignments.  -More
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Wis. students recognize African-American actors, actresses

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
Students at a Wisconsin school, where a majority of students are African-American, held their own version of the Academy Awar -More
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Food-insecure teens may face higher mental health risks, study finds

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
Researchers found that nearly 29% of teens living in food-insecure households had mental health issues, compared with 9% of t -More
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Free webinar -- The Library of Congress & Novice Researchers: Entry Points and Interplay -- March 1

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
Explore how primary sources can play a key role in learning research skills.  -More
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Webinar -- Sustainable Social Studies

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
Interested in going green for your class? Join us March 8 for a Sustainable Social Studies webinar with Mike Yell.  -More
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SmartBrief celebrates education bloggers: Meet the winners

NCSS Smartbrief - February 29, 2016 - 1:24pm
SmartBlog on Education's monthly content award recognizes content written by educators, for educators, that inspires readers  -More
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Okla. students explore 1960 lunch counter sit-ins via QR codes

NCSS Smartbrief - February 26, 2016 - 1:19pm
Students at an Oklahoma high school recently learned about the lunch counter sit-ins that took place in Greensboro, N.C., in  -More
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Educator: How to select, use evidence in argumentative writing

NCSS Smartbrief - February 26, 2016 - 1:19pm
Student often struggle to identify relevant evidence to support their arguments in research-based writings, educator and auth -More
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Teacher: Social studies helps students appreciate culture, citizenship

NCSS Smartbrief - February 26, 2016 - 1:19pm
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Free Webinar on 3/3 from Holocaust Education Leader
Sign up for this interactive webinar today and learn how Echoes and Reflections helps students make connections with the past, gain relevant insight into human dilemmas and difficult social challenges, and determine their roles and responsibilities in the world around them.

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3-judge panel hears appeal of Calif. teacher-tenure case

NCSS Smartbrief - February 26, 2016 - 1:19pm
Oral arguments began Thursday in the appellate review of the lawsuit in which a group of students challenged California's pol -More
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Hearing focuses on transition to ESSA from NCLB

NCSS Smartbrief - February 26, 2016 - 1:19pm
President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act into law in December.  -More
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What do educators need to know about virtual field trips?

NCSS Smartbrief - February 26, 2016 - 1:19pm
Some educators are using technology tools to create virtual field-trip experiences for students.  -More
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Youths may shift 2016 elections -- if they vote

NCSS Smartbrief - February 26, 2016 - 1:19pm
Youth voters could swing the 2016 election if they turn out in force to vote, according to researchers from Tufts University. -More
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