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Ariz. students share language, culture of Mexico

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Some students from kindergarten to high school in Arizona perform traditional Mexican folk songs as members of mariachi ensem -More
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You can help make the NCSS Annual Conference YOUR conference

NCSS Smartbrief - February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
NCSS invites proposals to present a session and volunteers to review proposals for selection by the program planning committe
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Ill. students create virtual black history museum

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
History students at an Illinois high school recently designed posters honoring key African-American figures for a virtual mus -More
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How background knowledge builds reading skills

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Front-loading a whole novel lesson with background knowledge is essential in helping students understand and engage with the  -More
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How to help students spot fake news

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
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How teachers can cut risk of bias in grading

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Educators may bring subconscious bias to grading, math teacher Robert Ahdoot writes in this blog post.  -More
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Teachers in training experience classroom sooner

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Northern Kentucky University has launched a pilot program in which education students spend four days each week in an element -More
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How 3 teachers use Google Expeditions

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Three teachers at this year's TCEA Conference in Austin, Texas, offered insights into how they are using Google Expeditions.  -More
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Students increasingly engaged in politics

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Teachers say their middle- and high-school students are more engaged than ever in politics.  -More
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Schools support students of incarcerated parents

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Incarceration of a parent touches the lives of about 1 in 28 children, according to the National Resource Center on Children  -More
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Getting Social blog

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
This week, NCSS Executive Director Larry Paska focuses on the second century of social studies as we know it. Read more.
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NCSS board and officer elections

NCSS Smartbrief - February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Tina Heafner, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, has been elected vice president of National Counc
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Pa. high-schoolers' QR codes teach history

NCSS Smartbrief - February 13, 2017 - 1:22pm
Students at a Pennsylvania high school are helping produce online videos about local history for a mobile technology project. -More
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Teacher: Let students know they are valued

NCSS Smartbrief - February 13, 2017 - 1:22pm
Teachers should work to create a classroom community in which students know they are safe and valued, writes Julie Jee, who t -More
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5th-graders use PBL to study environment

NCSS Smartbrief - February 13, 2017 - 1:22pm
Fifth-grade students at a Florida elementary school are tackling real-world problems through project-based learning.  -More
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Ideas for ensuring testing benefits all

NCSS Smartbrief - February 13, 2017 - 1:22pm
Standardized testing is a reality, and while some might feel cynical or apathetic about this, there is room for positive acti -More
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