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Assessment questions that have important implications for teaching, learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:56pm
Educators and policymakers should ask themselves what assessments measure, how they help teachers, how they serve students an -More
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Study: Students' scores improve with later high-school start times

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:56pm
Researchers from the University of Minnesota have found that students at high schools with later start times have higher grad -More
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How to integrate technology seamlessly in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:56pm
The key to developing a technology-based classroom is to do it seamlessly and with a focus on creating an engaging, student-c -More
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Ala. students want 5,000 pairs of shoes for people in need

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:56pm
Students in New Century Technology High School's Beta Club in Huntsville, Ala., are holding a drive to bring in at least 5,00 -More
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Club grooms Colo. 5th-graders to become young orators

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:56pm
Fifth-graders in the Lafayette Elementary School Oratory Club in Colorado have been meeting after school since November to im -More
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NCSS Tuesday Webinars

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:56pm
This week's Tuesday Webinar is entitled "C3: Using Disciplinary Literacies to Explore Content through Inquiry." This webinar, -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:56pm
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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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:56pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:56pm
Margaret Atwood, Canadian writer -More
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W.Va. students research personal topics for social studies fair

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 1:21pm
Students from four counties gathered this week at the RESA II Social Studies Fair in Huntington, W.Va., to present their rese -More
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Stand-up comedy brings more than laughter to lesson plans

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 1:21pm
Educator Sue Stephenson recently spent time with teachers and students in Toronto, Canada, where a group of middle-school tea -More
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La. Senate approves bill to empower top principals

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 1:21pm
The Louisiana Senate has approved a bill that would give top principals -- those rated "highly effective" -- more authority t -More
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Neb. abandons plan to merge small school districts

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 1:21pm
A Nebraska lawmaker has pulled a bill that would have required school districts with fewer than 650 K-12 students to join wit -More
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Tech-savvy Pa. social studies teacher listed among "20 to Watch"

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 1:21pm
The National School Boards Association's Technology Leadership Network has named Bradley Wilson, a Pennsylvania social studie -More
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Senior biography project gives 4th-graders a perspective on history

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 1:21pm
Fourth-graders in Las Cruces, N.M., created written and video biographies of 12 senior citizens for a living history project. -More
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Calif. students work with city to install traffic signal

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 1:21pm
Three seventh-graders involved in student government at Marsh Junior High School in Chico, Calif., are working with city lead -More
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