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Freedom Summer's 50th anniversary: Investigating the civil rights movement

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
This three-day workshop, July 30 to August 1, will provide a varied program of civil rights panelists, demonstration of the F -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Life is too challenging for external rewards to sustain us. The joy is in the journey.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Bradley Whitford, American actor -More
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Ore. students profile town's lumber mill heritage in traveling exhibit

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
Ninth-graders at Butte Falls Charter School in Oregon have created an exhibit showcasing their town's history that will be di -More
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Using project-based learning for a global good deed

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
Teacher, consultant and writer Dave Orphal describes how project-based learning empowered his 10th-grade class to create chil -More
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Teacher tenure, job protections overturned by Calif. judge

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
A Los Angeles County Superior Court recently ruled that teacher tenure and other protections for educators violated Californi -More
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Will FCC seek more Wi-Fi access for schools?

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is expected to propose a regulatory change to promote Wi-Fi i -More
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Texas district to use MacBook Air laptops

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
A Texas school district plans to provide all high-school students and their teachers with MacBook Air laptops through a progr -More
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Conn. seniors make film highlighting homelessness in their community

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
Seniors in the Global Problem Solving class at William H.  -More
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Va. first-graders donate money to help families of wounded soldiers

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
First-graders in Virginia raised $101.25 and donated the money to the Families of the Wounded Fund to help relatives of injur -More
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Volunteer opportunities

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committee.  -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
The NCSS Live Learning Center features selected NCSS Annual Conference Session recordings to keep you current on the trends i -More
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Other people's faults are like bees -- if we don't see them, they don't harm us.

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
Luis Vigil, Spanish writer and critic -More
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Maine 3rd-graders illustrate local history using diary from 1880s

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:12pm
Third-graders at Ames Elementary School in Searsmont, Maine, brought illustrations to the life events chronicled in the diary -More
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Ga. 5th-graders find "101 objects" representing local history

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:12pm
Fifth-grade students from Cheatham Hill Elementary in Cobb County, Ga., launched a local history research project in which th -More
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Should the U.S. revamp PD after China's model?

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:12pm
Teachers in some top-performing countries, such as China, are given more time for professional development and planning -- sp -More
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Wis. mentoring program helps both student-teachers, mentors

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:12pm
The mentoring and guidance gained from experienced educators can help student-teachers manage evolving challenges, such as sp -More
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