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Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.

November 13, 2015 - 1:21pm
Robert Half, businessman -More
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Event teaches Iowa students that hunger is no game

November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
More than 900 students at an Iowa high school, along with their teachers, recently participated in an event that aimed to rai -More
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How teachers can help class clowns channel their energy, humor

November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
Class clowns may have reasons for disrupting class, says Laurence Steinberg, a psychologist and professor at Temple Universit -More
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Teacher: How to recycle resources for project-based learning

November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
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Visit HMH at Booth #601 during NCSS in New Orleans
HMH® Social Studies programs are designed to help teachers spark curiosity and inspire students to explore the cultures and events that shape our world. Participate in a Teacher Panel to share your ideas and learn from other social studies educators.
Learn more about HMH activities during NCSS

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How can educators demonstrate digital leadership?

November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
Educators can model digital leadership in two key ways, writes Michael Niehoff, a systems and leadership coach in the curricu -More
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Is there really a national teacher shortage?

November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
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Free samplers at the NCSS Conference or online
Visit Booth 321 at the NCSS Conference for a free sample of innovative K-8 Social Studies resources, which make grade-level content accessible and engaging for diverse students. You'll find text pairs at two different reading levels, materials for English Learners, and leveled Reader's Theater scripts based on historic documents. Stop by Booth 321 or click here.

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Google makes teleportation a virtual reality

November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
Educators are using Google Expeditions to transport students to far-off places for various academic lessons.  -More
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Are protests at US colleges sites for change as in the '60s?

November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
Students in US colleges are increasingly participating in demonstrations to bring about change involving civil rights, race a -More
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Students seek to have a voice in education policy

November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
Some students nationwide are joining an effort to encourage officials to consider students' voices -- just as they would teac -More
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NCSS Board of Directors Elections opens November 15!

November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
This year, the NCSS Board of Directors Election starts Nov. 15. This new schedule is much earlier than previous years.  -More
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The NCSS Conference in your pocket

November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
Attending the conference?  -More
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Vote today for the 2015 Educators' Choice Content Award

November 11, 2015 - 1:57pm
Vote today for SmartBrief Education's second annual Educators' Choice Content Award.  -More
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Ore. school's seniors, history teacher honor veterans with projects

November 9, 2015 - 1:07pm
Students from an Oregon high school have in recent years been using their senior projects to honor military veterans.  -More
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How some D.C.-area private schools are approaching global education

November 9, 2015 - 1:07pm
Some Washington, D.C.-area private schools have launched global studies programs in response to students' interest in foreign -More
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Teaching young students about Veterans Day

November 9, 2015 - 1:07pm
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Is poverty at the root of lower test scores in US?

November 9, 2015 - 1:07pm
Mediocre test scores in the US cannot be explained by poverty alone, Michael Petrilli, president of the Thomas B.  -More
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PARCC releases Common Core exam questions

November 9, 2015 - 1:07pm
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers recently released hundreds of questions used this year on -More
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