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The truth about 8 online-learning myths

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 2:44pm
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Ga. 4th-graders take field trip to state Capitol

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 2:44pm
A group of fourth-graders from Tattnall Square Academy in Macon, Ga., recently visited the state's Capitol in Atlanta on a da -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 2:44pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Calif. teacher uses cross-curricular projects to teach about politics

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 2:52pm
Lessons about politics and government can be blended into multiple project-based approaches, writes humanities teacher John B -More
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Maine high-schoolers get social lesson in how to "pay it forward"

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 2:52pm
Machias Memorial High School students in Christy Alley's Jobs for Maine Graduates class are learning key post-graduation skil -More
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N.J. district's added math may subtract time from social studies

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 2:52pm
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Inspiring Classroom Innovations: Nancie Lindblom
Trying to get students engaged in American history? Meet Nancie Lindblom, winner of the Arizona Teacher of the Year award in 2013. Inspired by her recent MA degree, Nancie is developing new, innovative material that gets students excited about government. See how Nancie revolutionized her classroom.

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Every educator can, should be a leader

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 2:52pm
Teachers' role as leaders in education often is lost in the focus on teaching and learning, suggests Naphtali Hoff, a former  -More
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Iowa to pilot yearlong student-teaching model

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 2:52pm
The University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls and Dordt College in Sioux Center next year will pilot a program in which 45 s -More

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N.J. social media courses to focus on responsible use

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 2:52pm
Schools in New Jersey are preparing to teach courses on social media -- focusing on making the most of the technology and als -More
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Mich. 10th-graders learn conflict-resolution tools in workshops

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 2:52pm
Tenth-graders in Michigan's Meridian Early College High School recently participated in a workshop meant to spread awareness  -More
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Alaska 5th-graders learn leadership skills as safety officers

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 2:52pm
An Alaska elementary school is teaching leadership skills to some fifth-graders by training them as safety officers.  -More
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2014 Social Studies Advocacy kick-off webinar

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 2:52pm
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CUFA Annual Meeting call for proposals

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 2:52pm
The College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) of NCSS invites proposals for scholarships to be presented at its Annual M -More
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How to encourage, track student work on group projects

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 2:51pm
Getting students to work together on social studies group projects can be a challenge, but calling the groups "teams" can hel -More
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