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Colonial Day caps 2-month unit for N.Y. 4th-graders

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
Fourth-graders at a New York elementary school have spent two months researching the pre-Revolutionary War era in America as  -More
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Mass. students highlight town's history with photography show

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
Photography students from a Massachusetts high school have curated an exhibit on how their community has changed with time.  -More
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Education officials consider ELL student testing

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
Officials with the U.S.  -More
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Tech helps turn snow days into e-learning days

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
Educators in an Indiana school district are using technology to help bridge the learning gap during snow days.  -More
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Are schools "becoming ground zero" for the vaccination debate?

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
Schools nationwide may be "ground zero" in the debate over childhood vaccinations, where local educators and officials are ma -More
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Global water awareness in the spotlight, thanks to students' walk

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
Seventh graders at a New York middle school recently walked a mile while carrying jugs of water to experience the long walks  -More
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Calif. district's cafeterias go green

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
Schools in a California district are asking students to separate waste from their cafeteria trays into bins for recycling, re -More
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Present a session at the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
NCSS is now accepting proposals for presentations at the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference.  -More
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Social Studies for the Next Generation: Purposes, Practices, and Implications of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:17pm
New from NCSS Publications, this book breaks new ground with its inquiry-based framework for enhancing social studies state s -More
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Ga. teacher sets AP U.S. history to song

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
Advanced Placement history teacher Tom Wolff at South Forsyth High School in Georgia uses songs and videos -- some of them pr -More
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Using theater improvisation to improve learning

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
Theater improvisation is an effective method to boost learning, asserts Robert Kulhan, a professor at Duke University's Fuqua -More
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Educator: PD should "ignite" teachers' ideas, innovations

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
The language used to describe professional development -- as well as accompanied incentives -- should be refocused away from  -More
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Classroom model encourages positive behavior with social rewards

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
Social rewards can be powerful motivators for students' engagement and behavior, writes Lori Desautels, an assistant professo -More
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How teachers can make the most of Twitter, Google+

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
Google+ and Twitter offer teachers an opportunity to build their professional learning networks, according to Thomas Murray,  -More
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Maine high-schoolers support suicide awareness legislation

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:41pm
A group of Maine high-school seniors -- still grieving the death of a classmate -- are voicing support for proposed legislati -More
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