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Groups partner to help Ariz. preschool teachers earn degrees

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:36pm
Public-private partnerships are helping more preschool teachers in Tucson, Ariz., obtain more training and earn degrees in ea -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

NYC teachers use data to inform lessons, classroom management

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:36pm
An innovative school in New York City is on the cutting edge of using data to improve teaching and learning -- showing that f -More
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Teachers can take a cue from Google to encourage innovation

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:36pm
Technology firms, including Google, have found success with a strategy that allows employees to spend one-fifth of their time -More
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Va. county's car decal competition for students sets record for entries

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:36pm
The Arlington County, Va., treasurer's office received 113 designs from high-school students for its annual car tax decal com -More
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Campaign by Calif. boys brings in 2,400 letters for Santa, charity donation

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:36pm
Brothers Joey and Olly Ajluni in Visalia, Calif., recently led a writing project that resulted in more than 2,400 letters to  -More
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NCSS awards selection committees

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:36pm
NCSS is looking for members to serve on awards selection committees.  -More
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Religion, social studies and you

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:36pm
This four-part webinar series will focus on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical approaches for addressing different fai -More
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Last chance to vote for the 2014 Educators' Choice Content Award

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:36pm
SmartBlog on Education this year launched a monthly Editor's Choice Content Award, which recognizes content written by educat -More
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Teachers, students link past, present for lessons on Pearl Harbor

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 2:59pm
Teachers and students recently reflected on the anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor.  -More
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Some NYC schools allow students to discuss the Eric Garner case

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 2:59pm
Teachers at a New York City school for middle- and high-school students took time Thursday to discuss issues surrounding the  -More
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N.C. approves allowing popular course to meet civics requirement

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 2:59pm
North Carolina's State Board of Education has tentatively approved allowing students who take a popular Advanced Placement U. -More
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Minn. district policy lacks language, ethnic studies for graduation

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 2:59pm
Revised graduation standards in a Minnesota district will not require students to take a world language or ethnic studies cou -More
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Lobbying group pushes for expansion of unlicensed spectrum to support schools' Wi-Fi

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 2:59pm
More unlicensed spectrum for public use may be necessary in order to reach established goals for expanding Wi-Fi access in th -More
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Digital Einstein offers free access to scientist's writings, documents

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 2:59pm
Digital Einstein is set to make available without charge access to thousands of historical documents that Albert Einstein wro -More
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2 Wis. students campaign against dangers of drunken driving

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 2:59pm
Two sophomores at a Wisconsin high school will soon lead their peers in a discussion about the dangers of drunken driving.  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief
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