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Mass. educators engage students in voting, election topics

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Students in a senior constitutional law class at a Massachusetts high school have been discussing whether voting is a right o -More
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How 2 teachers use musical parodies in history lessons

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Musical parodies can be used to help students' sense of history lessons -- especially when they create the lyrics themselves  -More

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Colo. receives results of new social studies exams

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Results for Colorado's new science and social studies tests show 17% of fourth- and seventh-graders scored at the two highest -More
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Early learners get lessons in typing

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
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School tech director shares tips for expanding wireless

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Lessons learned during the expansion of a Pennsylvania district's Internet capacity could provide a road map for others, Joe  -More
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How tablets can help educators remove learning barriers

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Tablet-based technology is helping therapists and special-education teachers in some Minnesota schools remove learning barrie -More
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Retired school leader donates education collection to Smithsonian

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History recently received an 800-piece gift representing two centuries of educa -More
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Students mix math, history to create replica of U.S. flag

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Students at a Washington state elementary school learned math and history by donning red, white and blue ponchos and creating -More
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Follow the Annual Conference on Twitter

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Follow @Ncssnetwork on Twitter for program updates, changes, reminders, special offers and reports on speakers and sessions.  -More
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Get connected

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Connect with your NCSS member colleagues on Connected, the NCSS member networking site.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Seneca, Roman philosopher -More
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Md. 5th-graders, elderly discuss WWII era while reading novel

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Fifth-graders at The Tome School in Maryland have paired with senior residents to read the novel "Number the Stars" by Lois L -More
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Conversational Socratic method lives on in Calif. classrooms

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Socrates is regarded as one of history's great teachers, and his methods, including one based on question and dialogue and cr -More
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NEA president details priorities for education

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Lily Eskelsen Garcia, the new president of the National Education Association, in this interview shares five NEA priorities,  -More
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Former NYC mayor's charity to help low-income students attend college

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday that his charitable group, Bloomberg Philanthropies, would inve -More
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Apple to support technology efforts at schools in 29 states

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:56pm
Apple has selected 114 schools in 29 states to receive grants to improve school technology as part of the federal ConnectED e -More
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