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Traveling museum, veterans share stories of Vietnam War with Ohio students

April 27, 2016 - 1:27pm
Students at an Ohio high school are among those learning about the Vietnam War during the Vietnam War Experience Traveling Mu -More
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Educators: How thematic text sets lead to more learning

April 27, 2016 - 1:27pm
Teaching students through thematic units that use multiple modes of text connect students to their learning and provide real- -More
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Geography teacher in Ill. selected as C-Span Summer Fellow

April 27, 2016 - 1:27pm
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Reader's Theater Engages Students in Social Studies
Bring Social Studies to life in your classroom with multi-leveled Reader's Theater scripts about key topics for Grades 1-8. Each script has roles at a range of reading levels to accommodate diverse learners, making grade-level Social Studies content accessible and increasing student involvement through active and effective learning. FREE Sampler.

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Teacher shortages vary by region, specialty

April 27, 2016 - 1:27pm
Data show teacher shortages vary by teaching specialty and region.  -More
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US schools recruit teachers from abroad

April 27, 2016 - 1:27pm
The Visiting International Faculty program, which launched about 30 years ago, has recruited more than 12,000 teachers from 7 -More
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Teacher: How to use video clips to engage students

April 27, 2016 - 1:27pm
Stop motion video can be a useful classroom tool, according to sixth-grade teacher Josh Stock.  -More
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R.I. high-schoolers vote in their first presidential primary

April 27, 2016 - 1:27pm
More than a dozen students from a Rhode Island high school cast ballots Tuesday in their state's presidential primary.  -More
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Students lead cafeteria redesign

April 27, 2016 - 1:27pm
Booth and bar seating are two new options in a Kansas school cafeteria, thanks to a student-led redesign.  -More
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C3 Framework resources

April 27, 2016 - 1:27pm
Learn more about the instructional shifts needed to help students achieve the goals of the new ELA/literacy Common Core State -More
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Volunteer opportunities

April 27, 2016 - 1:27pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committees. -More
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Pa. students explore Egyptian mummification process with chickens

April 6, 2016 - 1:09pm
Students at a Pennsylvania school have been exploring ancient Egyptian history and practices through interactive lessons that -More
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How to use modeling, direct instruction to guide reluctant writers

April 6, 2016 - 1:09pm
Students need direct writing instruction in a safe, supportive environment along with model texts to develop their own writin -More

Need to Find Documents to Meet Curriculum Requirements?
TAH.org has the tool to make your classroom planning easier. Our Documents Library Standards Search Tool allows you to search for standards by type (Social Studies or Common Core ELA for History), state, or grade level to get lists of documents relevant to teaching them. You can also select a specific document and see which standards are most appropriate to it. Learn more about how to use this tool.

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Why the best school leaders foster leadership at all levels

April 6, 2016 - 1:09pm
School leaders should not go it alone, but look for ways to foster leadership qualities in teachers, staff and even students  -More
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What principals are looking for in teacher interviews

April 6, 2016 - 1:09pm
When interviewing new teachers, principals want to know they've done their homework on the school and can provide evidence an -More
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Iowa district wants 25% of faculty in teacher-leadership roles

April 6, 2016 - 1:09pm
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Economic Thinking is our Key to the Future
Students can learn to think economically. By combining critical thinking skills and key understandings from economics they learn to confront and solve the problems we face as individuals and society. FTE provides lessons, resources, professional development and online courses for teachers and students. Learn More

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Survey: More school districts embracing digital technology

April 6, 2016 - 1:09pm
Sixty-two percent of school districts have digital content and curriculum in place -- up from 49% last year -- according to t -More
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