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Md. changes high-school graduation requirements

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
Maryland high-school students will take the new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exams but wil -More
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Survey: More educators use digital games

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
A growing number of teachers are incorporating digital games into classroom lessons, according to a recent survey.  -More
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How to use technology for note-taking

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
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Minn. students complete food project with Empty Bowl event

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
Students attending a Minnesota school recently finished their "Full Circle of Food" project, in which they visited farms, lea -More
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Students weigh what happens after "going viral"

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
A photo of a teenage Target employee -- now known as "Alex from Target" -- has gone viral, leading to a surge of popularity f -More
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Former President Carter to appear at JFK library

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
Participants in the pre-conference clinic at the NCSS Annual Conference in Boston on Thursday, Nov.  -More
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Follow the Annual Conference on Twitter

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
Follow @Ncssnetwork on Twitter for program updates, changes, reminders, special offers and reports on speakers and sessions.  -More
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Cast your vote for the 2014 Educators' Choice Content Award

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
SmartBlog on Education this year launched a monthly Editor's Choice Content Award, which recognizes content written by educat -More
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It's better to walk alone than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
Diane Grant, Canadian playwright and screenwriter -More
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Zombie lesson calls on Alaska 7th-graders to use geography skills

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 2:22pm
Seventh-graders at Eielson Junior-Senior High School in Alaska recently participated in a lesson in which they used their kno -More
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Educator: Trust needed between teachers, students

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 2:22pm
Teachers should establish a connection with students and think deeply about what students need, asserts Jim Dillon, director  -More
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Sen. Alexander to help lead national education efforts

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 2:22pm
Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander, who served as U.S.  -More
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Neb. to apply for NCLB waiver

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 2:22pm
The Nebraska State Board of Education is preparing to apply for a waiver from parts of No Child Left Behind.  -More
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5 takeaways from L.A.'s botched attempt at a one-to-one iPad program

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 2:22pm
There are five lessons that educators nationwide can learn from the controversial iPad initiative launched by Los Angeles sch -More
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Students in D.C. get a taste of Thai food, culture

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 2:22pm
Students at a Washington, D.C., elementary school were recently visited by officials from the Royal Thai Embassy and served T -More
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Elementary-school students in Canada encourage city to mandate recycling

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 2:22pm
The Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, City Council has heard from elementary-school students promoting citywide recycling.  -More
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NCSS Annual Conference phone app

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 2:22pm
Attending the conference?  -More
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Annual Conference highlight: Welcome Dance

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 2:22pm
Put on your dancing shoes and join Boston's best dance band, As You Like It, at the NCSS Welcome Dance, sponsored by Nystrom  -More
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