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6 reasons to embrace the teacherpreneur model

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:22pm
Supporting top teachers and growing them into effective leaders and teacherpreneurs would improve teaching and learning, writ -More
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Tips to lead, support innovation in educational technology

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:22pm
Educational-technology leaders should find a balance between legacy-technology programs and adoption of newer systems, writes -More
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Calif. high-schoolers, inmates publish book about male role models

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:22pm
A group of students from a private high school in California and inmates at a state prison have collaborated on a literary pr -More
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Students build "reading houses" for community groups

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:22pm
Some students at an Arkansas school used their math skills to design and construct five tiny houses.  -More
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Webinar -- Geography As The Catalyst

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:22pm
In accordance with the four dimensions of C3 and Common Core, we will discuss the content and pedagogy needed to create proje -More
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March TSSP

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:22pm
The March issue of The Social Studies Professional is now available for download! Get TSSP. -More
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All my life, I always wanted to be somebody. Now I see that I should have been more specific.

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:22pm
Jane Wagner, writer and director -More
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Minn. 2nd-graders learn about Native American history through artifacts

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
Four learning trunks containing apparel, artifacts and games of the Dakota and Anishinaabe tribes are circulating among a Min -More
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Teacher: How to spark passion for learning in high-school seniors

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
Teaching high-school seniors can be difficult -- especially during second semester -- teacher Jessica Keigan asserts.  -More
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N.Y. middle-school teacher's 9/11 lessons include oral histories

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
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Group to offer national perspective on testing in K-12 schools

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
The "opt out movement" is growing in response to concerns over too much standardized testing in schools.  -More
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Educator: How to help students cope with test stress

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
Teachers can help ease test anxiety and increase students' potential to perform well on the exams by addressing the needs of  -More
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Would students learn best offline?

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
Separate studies show the benefits of taking classroom notes by longhand and the negative effects on students' grades when th -More
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Fla. high-schoolers promote pedestrian safety, careful driving

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
Students at a Florida high school recently held Pedestrian Awareness Week to promote careful driving in the community, especi -More
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Religion, social studies and you

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
This four-part webinar series will focus on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical approaches for addressing different fai -More
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NCSS members -- Remember to vote!

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:52pm
The 2015 NCSS Board of Directors election is open through March 15. If you are an NCSS member who held membership as of Dec.  -More
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