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N.Y. students paint Erie Canal's history

February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
Students at a New York high school recently created paintings of the Erie Canal while learning about its role in local histor -More
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Build students' savvy about advertisements

February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
Students can build their media skills by understanding how advertisers target audiences' emotions, writes media-literacy expe -More
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What to consider to give PLNs a boost

February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
There are several ways teachers can begin growing their personal learning networks, edtech leader Justin McKean and director  -More
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Study: Teacher collaboration affects achievement

February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
Teachers who are satisfied professionally and collaborate in professional learning communities are better at their jobs, whic -More
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Key tips for teachers from TCEA

February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
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Students use AI to bring history to life

February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
Students at the STEM School and Academy in Highlands Ranch, Colo., are using artificial-intelligence programming to bring his -More
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Ways to keep learning during snow days

February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
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Empathy campaign adopted in Conn. district

February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
Students in a Connecticut school district are learning about empathy through a partnership with the Ana Grace Project foundat -More
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How do children learn social bias?

February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
Children may be learning social bias through adults' nonverbal cues, according to a recent study by researchers at the Univer -More
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Conference proposal deadline Feb. 27

February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
The deadline for submitting a proposal to present at the 2017 NCSS Annual Conference is Monday, Feb. 27.
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Webinar -- Teaching the Racial/Cultural Identity Model using the film "Malcolm X"

February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
In the political climate of 2016, students need to understand their own identity as citizens and people living in a diverse s
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Age is opportunity no less than youth itself.

February 22, 2017 - 1:41pm
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet and educator
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How to teach system of checks and balances

February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Recent business conducted in President Donald Trump's administration has sparked discussion about the three branches of the U -More
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Media literacy lessons address fake news

February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Research shows students may have difficulty identifying fake news.  -More
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DeVos discusses what's next for Education Dept.

February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in a recent interview talked about potential changes to the US Department of Education.  -More
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NYC schools expand counseling, social work staff

February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
New York City's public schools have added 134 counselors and social workers over the past year, enabling approximately 13,400 -More
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Educators look to VR to teach empathy

February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Researchers at Stanford University have found that virtual reality experiences can help tap into users' emotions and stoke em -More
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Del. students turn plastic bags into mats for the homeless

February 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
Marine science students in grades 10 through 12 at a Delaware school recently made sleeping mats for homeless people from 5,0 -More
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