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Ala. 4th-graders document state's historical markers

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 2:56pm
Veteran fourth-grade teacher Vernice McSwain recently encouraged her students at Lakewood Elementary School in Phenix City, A -More
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Social Studies for the Next Generation: Purposes, Practices, and Implications of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 2:56pm
New from NCSS Publications, this book breaks new ground with its inquiry-based framework for enhancing social studies state s -More
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Be an NCSS leader! Serve on an NCSS Operations Committee

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 2:56pm
NCSS is seeking applicants to serve on NCSS Operations Committees.  -More
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You are remembered for the rules you break.

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 2:56pm
Douglas MacArthur, American military leader -More
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How journalism can help students write about history

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:25pm
Teaching students the basics of news writing can help them improve their historical essays, high-school history, government a -More
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Beyond cards and candy: Using Valentine's Day in the classroom

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:25pm
There are many teachable moments surrounding Valentine's Day, writes Matt Davis, a freelance contributor at Edutopia.  -More
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S.C. school transforms into a mall to offer real-world learning

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:25pm
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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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Coaches help Ill. teachers boost literacy across all subjects

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:25pm
Downers Grove, Ill., high schools have broadened the use of literacy coaches to focus on reading skills across all subjects.  -More
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Report ranks states according to teaching policies

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:25pm
Florida, Louisiana, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Arkansas -- in that order -- topped a recent ranking of states' teacher polic -More

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How low-income schools can begin integrating technology

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:25pm
Daisy Dyer Duerr, a national digital principal, shares in this blog post the innovative ways in which she introduced new, eff -More
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Alaska students lobby lawmakers to drop exit exam they say is too easy

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:25pm
Students from Dillingham, Alaska, recently visited Juneau to call on state lawmakers to drop the state's high-school exit exa -More
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Class is offered to help boost Minn. middle-grades girls' self image

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:25pm
Three Minnesota middle schools are offering eighth-grade girls an English credit for a class called "Lovin' the Skin I'm In," -More
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Conference proposal reviewers

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:25pm
Help shape the 94th NCSS Annual Conference in Boston by becoming an online proposal reviewer.  -More
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Present a session at the 2014 NCSS Annual Conference

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:25pm
Join social studies educators from around the world in Boston in November to explore the civic mission of schools in the 21st -More
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Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:25pm
Cavett Robert, American lawyer and professional speaker -More
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Texas high-school teacher keeps vow to teach about the Holocaust

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 2:34pm
Teaching about the Holocaust has been a promise kept by Mike Madden, a history teacher at Clements High School in Texas.  -More
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How to use newspaper editorials to teach persuasive writing

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 2:34pm
Teaching students to write short, newspaper editorials can help them craft evidence-based persuasive essays and learn how suc -More
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First Native American high-school IB program opens in N.M.

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 2:34pm
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Leaders in Holocaust Education Offering No-Cost PD
Echoes and Reflections, a no-cost professional development program, offers primary sources, informational texts, and visual history testimony from witnesses to help teach about the Holocaust and address Common Core Standards. Join over 20,000 educators across the country. Find a program near you.

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