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N.J. district adds coaches, sets aside time for collaborative planning

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
The four elementary schools in a New Jersey district are restructuring their schedules to give teachers time each day for col -More
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Summer reading lists can help teachers recharge

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Teacher Joshua Block fights the inevitable feelings of routine and burnout in June by drawing on his summer reading list for  -More
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How to teach digital citizenship at school, home

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
For today's students, learning digital citizenship is seen as a necessity in schools, classrooms and homes.  -More
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How can teachers use Vine in the classroom?

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
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Students grow, sell produce in Del. gardening program

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
An organization in Delaware has taken the community-garden model popular among adults and implemented it with students.  -More
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Drama course builds literacy, confidence for Ind. students

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Eighth-graders at an Indiana school learned about drama while building literacy skills and confidence through a weekly class  -More
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Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
The Robert H. Jackson Center and the National Council for the Social Studies announce the 2014 Robert H.  -More
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NCSS Annual Conference registration is open!

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Registration for the NCSS Annual Conference in Boston is now open. Learn more about the conference and register. -More
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Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Oprah Winfrey, American media mogul and philanthropist -More
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N.J. 4th-graders bring rain forest to their school

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Fourth-graders in New Jersey put on the "Agape Rainforest" exhibit at their school earlier this week to raise awareness of th -More
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Canadian students explore Aboriginal history, culture

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Fifth-graders in Ajax, Ontario, Canada, are learning about the history, culture and contributions of the country's First Nati -More
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Study finds students benefit from writing notes

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
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Conn. unions seek addition of labor history to high-school curriculum

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Unions in Connecticut have been urging lawmakers to pass legislation that would add labor history to the state's high-school  -More
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Video websites to help teachers engage students

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
There are a number of useful sites to help teachers integrate video in their classrooms, according to this article, which lis -More
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Wis. 3rd-graders become journalists

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Third-grade students at a Wisconsin elementary school have been publishing a monthly newspaper that is connecting them with t -More
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Literacy group is building "little libraries" in N.C. parks

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
A partnership between Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department in North Carolina and the literacy group Reading Connections -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
The NCSS Live Learning Center features selected NCSS Annual Conference Session recordings to keep you current on the trends i -More
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Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:41pm
Voltaire, French writer and philosopher -More
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