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Tenn. district to unblock Twitter, YouTube

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 2:05pm
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools in Tennessee this spring will begin to gradually lift a ban on accessing Twitter and Yo -More
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Volunteer fair links Fla. students with opportunities to help others

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 2:05pm
Students in Tampa, Fla., recently connected with more than 50 charity organizations at the Charity Awareness Fair and Expo to -More
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Wis. middle-schoolers explore compassionate leadership

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 2:05pm
Students from three middle schools in La Crosse, Wis., who focused on compassionate leadership recently took part in a worksh -More
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NCSS members -- Remember to vote!

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 2:05pm
The 2014 NCSS Board of Directors Election is open through March 15. If you are an NCSS member who held membership as of Dec.  -More
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NCSS Online K-5 Technology Integration Introductory Course

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 2:05pm
Our next NCSS Tuesday Webinar at 8 p.m.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 2:05pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 2:05pm
Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist -More
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Ill. students to interview veterans, record stories for state history project

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
Freshman Student Council members at St.  -More
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Atlanta school embraces field trips as experiential learning

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
A school in Atlanta is embracing field trips as an integral part of students' learning, a move that comes when many schools a -More
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White House budget includes more Race to the Top, universal preschool

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
President Barack Obama's proposed fiscal 2015 budget includes $69 billion for education, a call for universal preschool for a -More
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College Board partners with Khan Academy on new SAT

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
The College Board announced Wednesday that the SAT exam would undergo a major overhaul in 2016 to focus more on college readi -More
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A teacher's guide to Twitter, Instagram and more

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
It can be challenging for teachers to integrate social media into lessons, writes Edutopia contributor Matt Davis.  -More
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N.Y. high school provides "hands-only CPR" training to all students

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
Nearly 1,100 students at Grand Island Senior High School in New York are being taught "hands-only CPR" by certified instructo -More
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S.D. 8th-graders campaign against the "R-word"

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
A group of eighth-graders at Simmons Middle School in Aberdeen, S.D., are leading an awareness campaign to end the use of the -More
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Upcoming NCSS Tuesday Webinar

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
Through June 10, NCSS presents a different professional development every Tuesday evening.  -More
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Social Studies for the Next Generation: Purposes, Practices, and Implications of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
New from NCSS Publications, this book breaks new ground with its inquiry-based framework for enhancing social studies state s -More
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N.C. 8th-graders research local history for book project

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 2:44pm
Two classes of eighth-grade history students at East McDowell Junior High in Marion, N.C., worked with historians to learn ab -More
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