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Schools work to attract more African-American male teachers

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:49pm
Schools can increase the number of African-American male teachers by offering professional-development programs that address  -More
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What are best practices for providing digital feedback?

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:49pm
Feedback to students through computerized instruction is best when an explanation is provided after students get the wrong an -More
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Students across the country view free screening of "Selma"

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:49pm
Students from Buffalo Public Schools in New York, Detroit and other major cities across the country have attended free screen -More
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Students compete to solve agriculture problems

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:49pm
Twenty-nine finalists of middle-school students competed Saturday to devise sustainable solutions for growing food.  -More
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Religion, social studies and you

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:49pm
This four-part webinar series will focus on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical approaches for addressing different fai -More
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The Library of Congress and C3: Teaching with Primary Sources and the Inquiry Arc

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:49pm
The Library of Congress and the National Council of Social Studies will collaborate on a series of four webinars in early 201 -More
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Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge. Others just gargle.

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:49pm
Robert Anthony, American business professor -More
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Texas 1st-graders learn about fairness, rights during lesson

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:52pm
First-graders in a Texas school recently were challenged to think about fairness and rights when they learned a new "rule" -- -More
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Teachers work to recognize, handle bias in the classroom

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:52pm
Teachers in 25 states participated in training through Human Rights Campaign's Welcoming Schools program to teach mini-lesson -More
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Civics group pushes S.D. to make civics test a graduation requirement

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:52pm
Members of the South Dakota Civics Education Initiative are seeking to make the U.S.  -More
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Educator offers best practices for quality student assessments

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:52pm
Teachers and students will get out of assessments what they put into them, asserts Adisack Nhouyvanisvong, an educator and en -More
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Is technology fueling social anxiety among students?

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:52pm
Some experts say the overuse of phones, computers, tablets and other electronic devices is contributing to a growing number o -More
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N.Y. elementary schoolers perform King's speeches in oratorical contest

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:52pm
Students in grades three to six at a New York state elementary school recently performed excerpts of speeches by Martin Luthe -More
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Colo. program provides computers for needy students

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:52pm
Computers to Youth, a student-led program in Colorado, has provided about 400 computers, monitors and supplies to needy stude -More
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CUFA call for proposals

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:52pm
The NCSS College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) invites proposals for scholarship to be presented at its Annual Meeti -More
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NCSS responds

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:52pm
In recent blog posts, Alan Singer, a professor at Hofstra University, states that NCSS has "sold out" social studies and hist -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:52pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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