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No one wants advice -- only corroboration.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 1:00pm
John Steinbeck, American writer -More
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Conn. teachers learn history of witchcraft trials of 1600s

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
About 20 teachers recently learned about Connecticut women who were put on trial in the 1600s for witchcraft.  -More
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Schools use geospatial lessons for real-world learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
Students across several states are boosting their geospatial literacy by using geographical information system software to cr -More
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What traits are shared by transformational teachers?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
There are key hallmarks of transformational teachers, asserts editorial assistant and blogger Todd Finley.  -More
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How teachers can start the school year off right

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
Teachers can have mixed emotions going into a new school year, writes transformational leadership coach Elena Aguilar.  -More
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How one Wis. school uses digital portfolios to enhance student learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
Digital portfolios allow educators, students and parents at a Wisconsin elementary school to document student progress, creat -More
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Ill. students help design, paint mural celebrating Mexican heritage

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
Eight students in Rosemont, Ill., have teamed up with a muralist from Chicago to create designs for a mural depicting key pol -More
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Wis. high-school students serve in county government

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
A group of 10 high-school students are learning about the inner workings of government in the Youth in Governance program in  -More
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
Get ready for the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.  -More
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NCSS Annual Conference speaker -- Jose Antonio Vargas

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, writing for some of the most prestigious news organizations in th -More
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To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:25pm
Thomas Edison, American inventor -More
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NYC students study, make films about FDR's 4 freedoms

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
A group of New York City students with special needs are working on mini-films about President Franklin Roosevelt's four free -More
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Colo. students learn state's history in one-room schoolhouse

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
Some students in kindergarten through fourth grade recently learned about early frontier life during a weeklong summer camp a -More
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Tenn. proposal calls for elementary cursive instruction

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
The Tennessee State Board of Education recently gave preliminary approval to new standards for cursive writing instruction.  -More
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Texas educators plan for future of education

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
Education historian Diane Ravitch criticized the shift toward high-stakes testing at a conference for educators in Texas.  -More
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How to shift workflow to a digital platform

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
Setting up classroom procedures and workflows for a digital platform, such as Google Apps for Education, can be complicated,  -More
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