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Calif. group seeks ideas for boosting students' civic engagement

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 3:24pm
The California Task Force on K-12 Civic Learning will hold meetings during the next few months to gather ideas from the publi -More
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Pa. district's evening programs seek to build character in 4th-, 5th-graders

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 3:24pm
The Lebanon School District in Pennsylvania holds annual districtwide boys' and girls' nights out to help fourth- and fifth-g -More
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C3 Framework Webinar series: Implications for Practice

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 3:24pm
Beginning Feb.  -More
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Black History Month resources

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 3:24pm
This month, the NCSS online-featured resources include articles and lessons related to Black History Month from NCSS Publicat -More
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History is the unfolding of miscalculation.

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 3:24pm
Barbara W. Tuchman, American historian -More
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N.J. class project spreads the word about human trafficking

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
When middle-school teacher Dan Papa taught his then-eighth-grade class about slavery and tied the lesson to modern-day human  -More
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Ky. students' projects explore world history

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
Seventh-graders in a social studies class in Clark Middle School in Kentucky explored how people used to live in ancient cult -More
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Proposal seeks "early warning system" for Fla. middle schools

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
The Florida House of Representatives K-12 subcommittee has proposed a bill to create an "early warning system" for middle-sch -More
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Ravitch: Too much focus is placed on testing

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
There is too much emphasis on standardized testing, education historian Diane Ravitch told educators and others gathered at t -More
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Districts take varied approaches to compiling digital libraries

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
The transition to the Common Core State Standards has more educators relying on digital content -- compiled via outside vendo -More
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Students ask legislators to approve official Wash. state waterfall

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
Five Washtucna Elementary School students recently visited Olympia, Wash., to lobby the state Legislature to designate Palous -More
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17-year-old students register to vote in party primaries in Ill.

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
More than 300 students at New Trier High School in Illinois plan to participate in "Suffrage at 17," a state law that allows  -More
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Introduction to technology integration in the social studies classroom

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
Technology integration is all around us and social studies teachers need the tools necessary to teach their students critical -More
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January/February 2014 TSSP

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
The January/February 2014 issue of "The Social Studies Professional," the newsletter for members of the National Council for  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Life has a funny way of becoming ordinary as soon as it can.

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:10pm
Colm Toibin, Irish writer -More
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Mich. student produces documentary for end-of-year history assignment

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
A high-school junior in Michigan has turned his end-of-year history report -- about abolitionist John Brown -- into a 40-minu -More
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How to deliver a more engaging lecture

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:06pm
Lectures are a valid and effective instructional method despite a negative reputation, writes Todd Finley, Edutopia editorial -More
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