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Colo. students preserve internment camp site

December 5, 2016 - 1:53pm
A group of Colorado high-school students and their teacher, John Hopper, are working to preserve a site that was used for the -More
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Fla. students learn about 1500s shipwreck

December 5, 2016 - 1:53pm
Seventh- and eighth-graders at a Florida junior high school recently learned about the shipwreck of the Santa Clara, a Spanis -More
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5 teachers reflect on election, learning

December 5, 2016 - 1:53pm
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Collaboration boosts teachers' PBL skills

December 5, 2016 - 1:53pm
Collaborating with a peer on a class project can help teachers stretch and build their own project-based learning skills and  -More
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How educators can address online bullying

December 5, 2016 - 1:53pm
There are ethical implications for educators and school leaders when racist and bullying incidents transpire online among stu -More
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Tools let administrators swap ideas, solutions

December 5, 2016 - 1:53pm
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Va. district considers banning 2 classics

December 5, 2016 - 1:53pm
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "To Kill a Mockingbird" are under scrutiny in a Virginia school district, following  -More
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Ancient mummified legs identified as those of Queen Nefertari

December 5, 2016 - 1:53pm
Mummified legs found in Nefertari's tomb in 1904 are indeed the Egyptian queen's, according to findings published in PLOS ONE -More
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Volunteer opportunities

December 5, 2016 - 1:53pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committees.
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Wash. 4th-graders explore the Middle Ages

December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
Fourth-graders at a Washington state school recently engaged in a hands-on exploration of the Middle Ages during an assembly  -More
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Educator: Teachers need critical thinking, too

December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
Critical thinking benefits students in the classroom as well as teachers' own professional growth, writes teacher Elizabeth S -More
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College Board expands testing accommodations

December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
Students who receive testing accommodations at school will be eligible for accommodations on the SAT and other tests administ -More
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Wash. teachers seek more civics education

December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
Social studies teachers in Washington state are backing an effort to ask lawmakers to strengthen civics education with more c -More
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Schools use app to teach empathy

December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
About 90% of K-8 schools in the US are using communication app ClassDoJo with students and parents.  -More
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Skype connects Ala. high-schoolers, journalist

December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
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Ill. middle school opens outdoor reading area

December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
An outdoor reading and learning space, known as the Reading Gazebo, now is available at a middle school in Illinois.  -More
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Archaeologists uncover remnants of ancient city in Egypt

December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
The remnants of an ancient city have been uncovered at the Abydos archaeological site in Egypt, according to the Egyptian Min -More
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SmartBrief honors education bloggers: Meet the winners

December 2, 2016 - 1:00pm
SmartBrief Education's monthly Editor's Choice Content Award celebrates educator-bloggers.
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