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Journalist speaks on immigration, education at NCSS conference

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:55pm
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas spoke about his experiences as an undocumented immigrant in the U.S.  -More

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Conn. education board reviewing proposed social studies framework

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:55pm
Connecticut's Board of Education is reviewing a proposed social studies framework that is designed to lead students through a -More
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NCSS releases book of K-12 social studies lessons

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:55pm
The National Council for the Social Studies has released a book of exemplary social studies lessons that K-12 teachers can us -More
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Educator: Tips to help teach online research skills

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:55pm
It is more important than ever for students to learn how to conduct online searches safely and effectively, a teacher and tec -More
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Va. high-schoolers campaign to raise awareness about human trafficking

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:55pm
Students at William Byrd High School in Virginia are participating in Globalize 13, a campaign aimed at increasing awareness  -More
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Wash. state tribe gives totem pole as symbol of commitment to education

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:55pm
The Nooksack tribe has given a totem pole as a symbol of its commitment to education in the Nooksack Valley School District i -More
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2014 NCSS Annual Conference Boston

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:55pm
Thank you to our program-planning and local-arrangements committees, volunteers and presenters for making the 2014 NCSS Annua -More
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"I" is for Indian? Dealing with stereotypes in the classroom

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:55pm
Lessons about Thanksgiving can reinforce many stereotypes about American Indians.  -More
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Cast your vote for the 2014 Educators' Choice Content Award

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:55pm
SmartBlog on Education this year launched a monthly Editor's Choice Content Award, which recognizes content written by educat -More
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A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:55pm
Jessamyn West, American writer -More
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La. elementary students highlight Native Americans

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:42pm
First- and second-graders at Peabody Montessori Elementary School in Louisiana recently dressed in Native American-inspired a -More
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Novelist mentors Md. 3rd-graders for NaNoWriMo project

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:42pm
Maryland third-grade teacher Jessica Ellis and novelist Juliana Barnet have partnered to improve students' writing through th -More
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Texas education board's textbooks lack preliminary approval

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:42pm
The Texas Board of Education was not able to gather the votes needed for preliminary approval for nearly 100 new social studi -More
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N.Y. high-schoolers learn rights, police interaction guide

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:42pm
New York Civil Liberties Union trainers recently visited East Side Community High School in New York to teach students their  -More
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Obama seeks superintendents' backing to expand schools' digital access

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:42pm
During a meeting at the White House Wednesday with dozens of school superintendents, President Barack Obama announced a plan  -More
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Calif. 8th-graders help write resolution on community violence

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:42pm
Some eighth-graders have helped write a resolution that urges the San Francisco Unified School District to step up efforts to -More
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International games help students experience other cultures

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:42pm
Some students in Florida are learning about games played in other parts of the world.  -More
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Conference Highlight: NCSS Film Festival

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:42pm
NCSS presents three compelling films on contemporary issues at the Annual Conference in Boston: "Documented"; "Freedom Summer -More
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