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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:17pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:17pm
Diane Arbus, American photographer and writer -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

N.Y. educators to bring Colonial Va. experience to their classrooms

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Twenty elementary-school teachers from New York state plan to return to the classroom with a fresh perspective on history aft -More
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Educator highlights 3 social-emotional lesson ideas

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Research shows that social-emotional learning improves students' academic performance and teaches them how to persevere throu -More
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President signs bill to reauthorize funding for autism research

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a bill that reauthorizes federal funding for autism programs.  -More
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NYC, Tenn. test anti-poverty initiatives for students, parents

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Students from low-income households in Memphis, Tenn., and the South Bronx, N.Y., are receiving financial incentives for scho -More
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Ind. students' efforts bring safer paths near school

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Students returned to their Indiana school this week with new crosswalks and part of a new trail after a group of eighth-grade -More
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Mo. students promote safe driving, seat belt use among peers

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Four high-school students in Missouri attended a summer traffic safety leadership conference to develop a plan and deliver th -More
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NCSS Annual Conference -- Boston events

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Boston is the perfect location for the 94th NCSS Annual Conference.  -More
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Volunteer opportunities

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committee.  -More
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Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Carl Jung, Swiss psychiatrist -More
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1st-year teacher in Ga. seeks to inspire her history students

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:01pm
History teacher Lauren Beck recently welcomed students back to their Augusta, Ga., school with a pledge that they will enjoy  -More
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Teachers: Advice for reflecting on the practice

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:01pm
If it's not broken, don't fix it.  -More

Middle School Resources Help Diverse Students Succeed
Text pairs with matching content at two reading levels make grade-level social studies material accessible, while the new Famous People, Famous Words Reader's Theater scripts engage mixed-ability groups in active learning about historic documents, authors and events. Language-leveled social studies sets for ELs also improve content comprehension. FREE Sampler.

Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Teacher collaboration effort to expand in Utah district

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:01pm
A school district in Utah is expanding an initiative that uses late start times for classes to give teachers more time to wor -More
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Iowa schools implement teacher-leader program to boost collaboration

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:01pm
A new teacher-leader program being used in 39 Iowa school districts will pair a veteran teacher with a new one to improve cla -More
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Why Khan Academy is more than just videos

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:01pm
Teachers should forget everything they've heard about the Khan Academy and visit the site with fresh eyes, according to Eric  -More
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