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N.H. students help raise money to buy defibrillator for school

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
The Student Ambassadors club at Rundlett Middle School in New Hampshire recently helped raise $388 to buy an on-campus, autom -More
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Wash. workshop students build neighborhood Little Free Library

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Salk Middle School workshop students in Washington recently fulfilled a neighbor's request by building a house-like structure -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
The NCSS Live Learning Center features selected NCSS Annual Conference Session recordings to keep you current on the trends i -More
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Inspiration for My Colleagues: Take the Advantage!

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Rhonda Watton, 2013 Outstanding Middle Level Social Studies Teacher of the Year provides the May/June 2014 "Inspiration for M -More
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Art is the signature of civilizations.

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 2:31pm
Beverly Sills, American opera singer -More
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Wis. students learn about food sources, crops with school garden

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
A Wisconsin elementary school is working to raise awareness about its Farm to School program while also raising funds for the -More
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One-room schoolhouses carry on traditions, adapt to new circumstances

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
There are about 200 one-room schoolhouses in operation nationwide, including one in Divide, Mont., where three students are e -More
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PD best practices shared by leaders of schools

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
Providing coaching, workshops and opportunities for collaboration are some of the ways school leaders are improving professio -More
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Principal: How to inspire others to embrace change

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
Effective leaders can encourage people to embrace change in five ways, writes George Couros, a school administrator in Canada -More
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Survey highlights mobile-learning trends

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
Mobile learning -- tablets, bring-your-own-device programs and other initiatives -- is having a significant influence on teac -More
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N.J. high-schoolers stage crash to discourage DUI, texting while driving

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
To raise awareness about the dangers of intoxication and texting while driving, students at North Hunterdon High School in Ne -More
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Ore. students campaign to replace paper towels in school's bathrooms

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
A group of five Oregon high-school seniors who studied how much their school district spent on paper towels persuaded adminis -More
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NCSS Teacher of the Year Awards -- Deadline extended

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
The deadline for nominations for the NCSS Social Studies Teacher of the Year Awards has been extended!  -More
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Become a social studies leader

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
NCSS is seeking candidates for Vice President, and the Board of Directors.  -More
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To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
Alphonse de Lamartine, French writer and politician -More
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Maine students create sea captain's trunks for maritime museum exhibit

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
High-school sophomores in Maine recently created informative displays for the Penobscot Marine Museum's "History Chests" exhi -More
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Ore. school's veterans project will be recognized in Washington, D.C.

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
Rainier Junior/Senior High School in Oregon is one of six schools that will be recognized in Washington, D.C., later this mon -More
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What does the future hold for the common core?

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
Opposition has increased against the Common Core State Standards, adopted by 46 states and the District of Columbia.  -More
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