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Ohio students tour historic sites in Greece, Italy

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:27am
A group of 30 middle- and high-school students from Dublin, Ohio, recently traveled to Europe to visit places they've studied -More
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Time-management technique uses breaks to help students learn

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:27am
A coding camp uses the Pomodoro Technique to keep students on task.  -More
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5 back-to-school tips for new teachers

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:27am
New teachers need to learn to set small, measurable goals and embrace failure as a part of learning as they embark on their f -More
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Calif. pursues service-learning curriculum to boost student involvement

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:27am
The state of California will in the next two years launch a statewide curriculum designed to boost student involvement in pub -More
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Tenn. district to use digital resources for social studies

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:27am
Rather than replacing outdated textbooks, a Tennessee school district is instructing teachers to use websites, interactive vi -More
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Disadvantaged D.C. youths grow, learn about food in free garden program

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:27am
Children in a low-income housing development in Washington, D.C., are learning to grow vegetables -- and eat them -- as part  -More
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Kan. students devote 2,500 hours to summer service projects, internships

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:27am
More than 100 middle- and high-school students in Douglas County, Kan., served nearly 2,500 hours while completing service-le -More
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Social studies for the next generation: The C3 Framework

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:27am
One of the recent milestones in social studies education was the release in 2013 of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3)  -More
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Call for members of FASSE Board

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:27am
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on the Fund for the Advancement of Social Studies Education (FASSE) boa -More

$125,000 Salary for Master Social Studies Middle School Teachers!
The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School

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Patience often gets the credit that belongs to fatigue.

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:27am
Franklin Jones, American journalist -More
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New Orleans students brainstorm ways to improve city travel

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
A group of New Orleans high-school students recently attended a summer workshop to take on a real-world problem: how to impro -More
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Why competition should not be all about winning

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
Children begin to flex their competitive muscle around age five, according to some researchers.  -More
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How are iPads being used for professional development?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
As many school districts nationwide roll out one-to-one iPad programs for students, some are recognizing the benefits of tabl -More
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Teacher reflects on importance of coaching, mentoring

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
Both coaching and mentoring play important roles in the teaching profession, according to Andrew Jones, head of religious stu -More
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How mobile technology is taking off in schools worldwide

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
Mobile technology increasingly is making an impact on education worldwide, according to blogger Saga Briggs, who in this post -More
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Parts of students' bill of rights adopted by Pa. district's board

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:38pm
The Pittsburgh Public Schools Board has adopted portions of a student-drafted bill of rights for its revised student code.  -More
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