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Pa. high-schoolers can graduate with associate degrees

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
A program in Chester County, Pa., allows students to earn their two-year associate degrees while pursuing high-school diploma -More
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Shift to blended learning can be challenging for veteran teachers

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
Transitioning to blended learning can be challenging for experienced teachers, who may have been successful with other teachi -More
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N.J. students raise money, buy school supplies for students in Darfur

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
Advanced Placement history students at Mount Olive High School in New Jersey are helping schoolchildren in Darfur, Sudan, thr -More
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Maps may document Marco Polo trip to Alaskan coast

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
Researchers are studying a set of parchment maps and texts for clues about Marco Polo's 13th-century travels and to determine -More
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Annual Conference speaker -- Karen Korematsu

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
Karen Korematsu is the daughter of the late Fred T. Korematsu and in 2009 co-founded the Fred T.  -More
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Premium subscriptions to NCSS journals

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
NCSS is offering premium institutional subscriptions to our journals Social Education and Social Studies and the Young Learne -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:46pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Maine students research, digitize historical documents

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
Students from Spruce Mountain High School in Maine, participants in a grant-funded project, are donning gloves to research an -More
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A teacher's guide to introducing design-thinking

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
"The Most Magnificent Thing" by Ashley Spires is a book that inspired Kriscia Cabral to engage her students in design-thinkin -More

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Colo. board moves ahead with curriculum review as NCSS, others object

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
The Jefferson County, Colo., Board of Education has moved ahead with a proposed review of the Advanced Placement U.S.  -More
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Federal guidelines aim to ensure racial equality in schools

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
The Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education has released guidelines to help school districts curb racial inequ -More
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How teachers can improve tech skills during Connected Educator Month

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
October is Connected Educator Month.  -More
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La. high-school students celebrate kindness to discourage bullying

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
Students in a Louisiana high school recently participated in "Project Be There," a weeklong anti-bullying awareness campaig -More
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Park project helps teach fractions, teamwork

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
Some students at a California elementary school learned fractions and teamwork by creating designs for a new city park.  -More
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2014 CUFA Program

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:35pm
The schedule and program for the 2014 CUFA Conference at the NCSS Annual Conference is now available. Learn more. -More
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