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Resources for teaching the elections

October 5, 2016 - 1:22pm
As the presidential election approaches, NCSS has selected teaching resources from Social Education, "Social Studies and the
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

How educators can promote civil discourse in school

September 30, 2016 - 1:04pm
Taking a pledge for civility is among the ideas offered in this blog post from educators, journalists and others on helping s -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

How to teach note-taking as a thinking tool

September 30, 2016 - 1:04pm
Most students take notes out of habit, but Curtis Chandler, an education professor at Brigham Young University-Idaho, writes  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Districts can access funds to help traumatized students

September 30, 2016 - 1:04pm
The US Department of Education, through the Promoting Student Resilience program, is providing funding for school districts t -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Study: Racial bias may begin in preschool

September 30, 2016 - 1:04pm
Preschool teachers may be more likely to expect black children -- especially boys -- to present challenging behaviors, accord -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Educator uses Periscope to highlight edtech

September 30, 2016 - 1:04pm
Third-grade teacher Kami Butterfield produces a weekly 15-minute Periscope video highlighting how students are using technolo -More
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N.M. teens give back through school food bank

September 30, 2016 - 1:04pm
A New Mexico high school partnered with a local organization to start a food bank, and students recently gave out food to the -More
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Iowa students promote friendships

September 30, 2016 - 1:04pm
More than 1,300 students from an Iowa district recently joined together on a stadium football field to form the word "friend" -More
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Students spend Day on the Farm

September 30, 2016 - 1:04pm
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Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.

September 30, 2016 - 1:04pm
Og Mandino, writer
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Educators discuss lessons, challenges of civics education

September 28, 2016 - 1:24pm
Educators from around the globe -- from France to Chicago -- recently met for a weeklong seminar to discuss issues of civics  -More
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5 keys to managing classrooms

September 28, 2016 - 1:24pm
There are five important tools that teachers should add to their toolboxes, asserts Lily Jones, a curriculum developer, instr -More
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Free Teacher Advisor developed with IBM's Watson

September 28, 2016 - 1:24pm
The IBM Foundation in collaboration the American Federation of Teachers has developed Teacher Advisor.  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Educators go abroad for new teaching methods

September 28, 2016 - 1:24pm
Educators Maya Cunningham and Jennifer Pierson -- part of a group of 44 teachers participating in the US State Department's F -More
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Report assesses "digital readiness"

September 28, 2016 - 1:24pm
Data show a narrowing digital access gap, with nearly 90% of Americans now having internet access, but access alone does not  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

School uses mindfulness to foster learning

September 28, 2016 - 1:24pm
Practicing mindfulness helps students recognize their emotions, communicate their feelings and focus on learning, psychologis -More
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Texas students read to shelter dogs

September 28, 2016 - 1:24pm
Some students in a Texas school who are reluctant readers are practicing reading at their own pace through the "Read and Roll -More
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