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Be an NCSS leader! Serve on an NCSS Operations Committee

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 3:27pm
NCSS is seeking applicants to serve on NCSS Operations Committees.  -More
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2015 NCSS Board of Directors elections

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 3:27pm
In keeping with the policies for selecting candidates for the Board of Directors, the nominations committee named candidates  -More
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No man is a failure who is enjoying life.

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 3:27pm
William Feather, American publisher -More
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Md. teachers' collaboration leads to arts, literacy, justice mural

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 2:42pm
Educators at a Maryland middle school recently collaborated on a mural project that used arts integration to teach social jus -More
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Digging deeper to teach about MLK

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 2:42pm
The Do Something Kindness & Justice Challenge offers an opportunity to create more meaningful middle-school lessons centered  -More

Text-Dependent Comprehension of Social Studies Content
Social Studies books for grades K-8 each have an accompanying Text-Dependent Comprehension Card, which provides questions that prompt students to develop evidence-based answers. These unique resources help you improve the understanding of grade-level Social Studies content and engage students in creating effective written responses. FREE sampler.

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U.S. lawmakers prepare for hearing on standardized testing

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 2:42pm
A large part of the debate about overhauling No Child Left Behind will focus on scaling back standardized testing, according  -More
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Fla. lawmakers seek to improve testing system

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 2:42pm
Florida helped lead the way in the push to use students' test scores to grade schools, according to this article.  -More
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Mich. district's classrooms make a shift with 1-to-1 iPad initiative

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 2:42pm
All students in Swan Valley School District in Michigan this school year received iPads as part of a district one-to-one tech -More
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Students see Tenn.'s Supreme Court justices in action at session

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 2:42pm
Greeneville, Tenn., high-school students recently observed a live session of the Tennessee Supreme Court in which the justice -More
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Calif. after-school gardening program produces food for school meals

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 2:42pm
Students in a California elementary school have partnered with a community organization for an after-school garden project ca -More
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Teaching the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework: Exploring Inquiry-Based Instruction in Social Studies

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 2:42pm
An indispensable guide for teachers implementing the C3 Framework, this new book from NCSS Publications consists of model les -More
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NCSS professional development webinars

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 2:42pm
NCSS presents the 2015 Social Studies Professional Development Series.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 2:42pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 2:42pm
Peter Drucker, Austrian-American writer and management consultant -More
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Model trains help Nev. educator teach about railroad history

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:46pm
Las Vegas elementary-school teacher Larry McKnight has incorporated his model trains hobby into lessons about the history of  -More
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How teachers can blend game-based, project-based learning

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:46pm
Quests and mini-games can help educators incorporate game-based learning into project-based lessons, education consultant And -More
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Obama administration issues guidance on ELL students' rights

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:46pm
President Barack Obama's administration recently released guidelines about the civil rights of English-language learners.  -More
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