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Students explore the world from inside a globe

February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
Students at a Massachusetts elementary school recently explored continents, countries and more inside a large, inflatable glo -More
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How some educators mark Black History Month

February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
Some educators in Baltimore mark Black History Month with lessons that ask students to connect historical and current events. -More
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How to implement outdoor learning on a budget

February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
Teachers at two urban schools as well as outdoor-learning experts say outdoor learning can be incorporated into science class -More
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Some education regulations on hold until March

February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
The Trump administration has moved to postpone the effective date of some education regulations, which have not yet taken eff -More
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Competency-based learning a top edtech trend

February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
Blended and competency-based learning are among the top three technology trends expected to grow this year in education, educ -More
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Border walls often separate countries at peace

February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
There is a growing trend toward building border walls that separate countries from their neighbors, even when the countries a -More
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Survey: Language important to national identity

February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
The ability to speak the dominant language of a country is strongly tied to national identity, according to a survey conducte -More
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You can help make the NCSS Annual Conference YOUR conference

February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
NCSS invites proposals to present a session and volunteers to review proposals for selection by the program planning committe
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Sooner or later I'm going to die, but I'm not going to retire.

February 3, 2017 - 1:11pm
Margaret Mead, cultural anthropologist
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Mythology students research, visit cemetery

February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Students who are studying mythology, legends and folklore at a Utah high school recently visited the Fife Folklore Archives a -More
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Texas teachers plan Black History lessons

February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Teachers in Texas schools are preparing for the start of Black History Month in February by planning lessons focused on the p -More
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High-school teacher tackles fake news

February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
The topic of fake news should be addressed in the classroom, writes high-school teacher David Cutler.  -More
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Calif. teachers train to implement Common Core

February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
Officials in California say they are focused on ensuring that teachers and principals have the tools they need to implement t -More
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Students discuss hot topics in pen-pal program

February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
An online pen-pal program is giving students from different backgrounds and regions of the country the opportunity to engage  -More
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Gorsuch nominated to fill SCOTUS vacancy

February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
President Donald Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch to fill a vacancy on the US Supreme Court.  -More
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Parents read books aloud in native languages

February 1, 2017 - 1:18pm
A Connecticut elementary school's English as a Second Language Department is inviting parents and others of diverse cultural  -More
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