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Mass. middle-schoolers contact world leaders about current issues

December 14, 2015 - 1:57pm
Students at a Massachusetts middle school recently reached out to world leaders during a project designed to boost student in -More
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Ohio high-schoolers talk about race at university event

December 14, 2015 - 1:57pm
Students and teachers from several Ohio high schools recently met to share their views on race and diversity during the Facin -More
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Teacher: Addressing the climate summit in the classroom

December 14, 2015 - 1:57pm
This weekend's announcement of a global climate agreement among more than 200 countries is likely to affect how the topic is  -More

Thank you for visiting HMH during NCSS in New Orleans
We have posted all HMH® session resources to the Sessions section of our conference website. Download these materials to inspire curiosity in your classroom today.

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Report: States' switch to college-entrance exams comes with drawbacks

December 14, 2015 - 1:57pm
As more states begin using college-entrance exams such as the SAT or ACT for high-school accountability tests, a new report b -More
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US releases National Education Technology Plan

December 14, 2015 - 1:57pm
The US Department of Education on Thursday released the latest version of its National Education Technology Plan.  -More
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San Francisco district teaches LGBT studies course with tech

December 14, 2015 - 1:57pm
A San Francisco district high school is focusing on the use of technology to teach its first lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans -More
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High-school students lead global project

December 14, 2015 - 1:57pm
Students studying engineering design and development at a Tennessee high school were challenged by a local company to take ov -More
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Call for manuscripts for "Social Studies and the Young Learner"

December 14, 2015 - 1:57pm
If you are an enthusiastic elementary teacher or teacher educator with great ideas that you have implemented in the classroom -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

December 14, 2015 - 1:57pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

December 14, 2015 - 1:57pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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He who fears being conquered is certain of defeat.

December 14, 2015 - 1:57pm
Napoleon Bonaparte, military and political leader -More
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Mich. 7th-graders create newscasts to share with peers

December 11, 2015 - 1:23pm
Seventh-grade social studies students at a Michigan middle school have created newscasts as projects to keep peers up-to-date -More
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How to encourage positivity in students' learning

December 11, 2015 - 1:23pm
Optimistic students enjoy better relationships, health and success in the classroom, write Marcus Conyers and Donna Wilson, c -More
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Students must learn cognitive, noncognitive skills to thrive

December 11, 2015 - 1:23pm
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New acting US education secretary will have full agenda

December 11, 2015 - 1:23pm
John B. King Jr. will become the acting US secretary of education on Jan. 1.  -More
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Report: 31 states have reduced education funding over past 8 years

December 11, 2015 - 1:23pm
In some states, education funding has not bounced back from the Great Recession, and at least 31 states are providing less fu -More
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Tips to determine if BYOD is necessary in middle grades

December 11, 2015 - 1:23pm
Teachers need to ask better questions in order to determine whether bring your own device programs are necessary in the class -More
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