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PLCs help Mo. school create common learning goals

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:50pm
Working collaboratively in professional learning communities has helped educators at a Missouri elementary school find and de -More
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Technology teacher-leaders to lead training in Ga. district

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:50pm
A school district in Georgia has taken a new approach to training teachers in technology.  -More
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Idaho 6th-graders boost research skills while playing "mystery" Skype game

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:50pm
Sixth-graders at Kellogg Middle School in Idaho work collaboratively and use research skills while playing "mystery" Skype se -More
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Ohio 8th-graders help send veterans to WWII memorial in D.C.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:50pm
Eighth-graders at Grizzell Middle School in Dublin, Ohio, have raised more than $13,500 -- enough money to send about 30 Worl -More
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Call for manuscripts for Social Studies and the Young Learner

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:50pm
If you are an enthusiastic elementary teacher or teacher educator with great ideas that you have implemented in the classroom -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:50pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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How tangible history lessons can connect past to present

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:56pm
Re-creating experiential lessons in the classroom to guide students' understanding of the connections between the past and pr -More
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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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