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Texas education board affirms state standards for history classes

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
The Texas State Board of Education voted last week to require teachers to stick with the state's curriculum for all history c -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Capstone courses focus on teaching advanced research, writing skills

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
The College Board is piloting a two-year Advanced Placement Capstone course in 26 states to teach students in-depth research, -More
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Educators share tips for tablet integration

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
Tablets must be integrated meaningfully into the classroom to yield positive results, according to three educators who have d -More
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Calif. school honored for 13,000 book donation for African libraries

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
Jordan Middle School in Palo Alto, Calif., has been recognized by the Africa Library Project for eight years of contributions -More
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Pa. 3rd-graders make pinwheels to celebrate Day of Peace

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
Third-graders at West Broad Street Elementary School in Pennsylvania marked the International Day of Peace -- officially obse -More
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Nicholas Kristof -- NCSS Annual Conference Speaker

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
Nicholas Kristof has been a columnist for The New York Times since 2001.  -More
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The Green Book: Finding Safe Passage in Jim Crow America

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
"The Green Book: Finding Safe Passage in Jim Crow America" is about a road guide that listed places eager to do business with -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More

$125,000 Salary for Master Social Studies Middle School Teachers!
The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School

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It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
Henry David Thoreau, American writer and naturalist -More
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4th-graders explore the past at Living Idaho History Day

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
Fourth-graders in Idaho recently took their study of state history to the county fairgrounds for Living Idaho History Day.  -More
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How comic books can enhance history, STEAM lessons

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
Comic books can be valuable educational tools that engage students in reading and help explain abstract concepts across subje -More
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Mo. civics initiative seeks to give U.S. citizenship exam to high-school students

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
The Missouri Civics Education Initiative seeks to increase civic education in the state by giving the U.S.  -More
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N.Y. Regents considers allowing career test instead of history exam

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
The New York State Board of Regents is considering allowing high-school students to skip a final history test in favor of tak -More
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Which mobile apps are being used by teachers?

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
School technologists and teachers are using digital tools and mobile applications to improve teaching and collaboration.  -More
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Wyo. 4th-graders learn about agriculture, food production

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
About 700 fourth-grade students in a Wyoming district are to learn about agriculture, where their food comes from and other t -More
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2 Mich. students sell lemonade, collect donations to help charity

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
Two fifth-grade girls in Michigan recently presented a donation to Habitat for Humanity.  -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:20pm
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high quality professional development is important to the professional  -More

$125,000 Salary for Master Social Studies Middle School Teachers!
The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School

Categories: Education News, Smartbrief
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