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Va. students learn about African-American soldiers of Revolutionary War

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:12pm
Students at Lucy Addison Middle School in Virginia recently researched historical documents online to learn about the estimat -More
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Teachers share instructional approach to Black History Month

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:12pm
Teaching African-American history has improved over the years, but more still must be done, some educators in Oklahoma say.  -More
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Survey: Millennials like reading on paper

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:12pm
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FCC approves Net neutrality rules

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:12pm
The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to adopt Net neutrality rules that will affect Internet users everyw -More
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Some state lawmakers question AP U.S. History course

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:12pm
Lawmakers in some states have taken steps to replace or review Advanced Placement U.S.  -More
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Teacher explains why he resists banning cellphones in class

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:12pm
Banning cellphones from the classroom is tempting but doing so would have been costly, educator Robert Sterner writes in this -More
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Students asked to give dimes to preserve Ore. constitution

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:12pm
The more than 600,000 students in Oregon are being asked to donate a dime for the Oregon Constitution Challenge, a campaign l -More
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Calif. high-school students talk to peers about awareness of rape

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:12pm
Santa Rosa High School students in California recently attended a peer-led presentation designed to raise rape awareness amon -More
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Volunteer opportunities -- Rho Kappa Advisory Board and NCSS Committees

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:12pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees, the Rho Kappa Honor Society Advisory Boa -More
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CUFA Annual Meeting Proposals due March 2

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:12pm
The NCSS College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) invites proposals for scholarship to be presented at its Annual Meeti -More
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Editor's Choice Content Award: Meet this month's winners

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:12pm
SmartBlog on Education's monthly content award recognizes content written by educators, for educators, that inspires readers  -More
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He who is not every day conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:12pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer -More
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Mass. social studies students learn about Uganda through dance

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:37pm
Fifth- and sixth-grade social studies students at a Massachusetts school recently performed tribal cultural dances of Uganda. -More
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Digital tourism brings time travel to life for students

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:37pm
To explore Colonial America, Kerry Gallagher's history students acted as digital tour guides and created commercials promotin -More

Register for Free Teacher Programs hosted by Ashbrook at Ashland University
TeachingAmericanHistory.org a project of the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University now includes a new section for upcoming programs. We are even offering free teacher programs across the country. We are regularly adding dates to this calendar, so make sure you check back often to find programs which explore themes and ideas in American History and Government.
Go here to find all scheduled upcoming webinars, seminars and colloquia.

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Minn. universities have trouble finding hosts for student-teachers

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:37pm
Colleges and universities across Minnesota report difficulty in placing student-teachers as veteran educators face more deman -More
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Do teacher-prep programs offer easy A's?

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:37pm
The latest volley in the debate about rigor -- or a lack of rigor -- of teacher-preparation programs comes from Kate Walsh, p -More
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Website allows teachers to share free, supplemental reading texts

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:37pm
CommonLit.org helps educators find and exchange free supplemental reading texts sorted by themes and Lexile scores that are h -More
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