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N.J. teen raises awareness about gun violence

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:01pm
A 16-year-old student from Jersey City, N.J., recently shared her personal account of how her life has been affected by gun v -More
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Mass. students help plant, harvest produce for area food banks

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:01pm
Elementary-school students in Worcester, Mass., are volunteering with the Community Harvest Project, which distributes fresh  -More
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NCSS Annual Conference -- A Conversation with Ken Burns

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:01pm
Join us at the NCSS Annual Conference in Boston this November for a special session with director and producer Ken Burns.  -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:01pm
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high quality professional development is important to the professional  -More
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The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:01pm
Plutarch, Greek historian -More
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N.J. students learn about Vietnam War from veteran in summer course

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
Students at New Jersey's Verona High School who completed a college-credit summer course about the Vietnam War had the opport -More
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Ideas for teaching students to "close read" movies

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
Analyzing film techniques, such as positioning of actors in the scene and camera angles, helps students develop a deeper unde -More
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Education Department to release guidelines for standards, tests

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
States soon could have more guidance from the U.S.  -More
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Texas schools to implement mandatory financial literacy

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
Texas K-8 educators this year will begin implementing a new mandatory personal financial literacy curriculum.  -More
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Librarian reviews apps for educators

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
There are a number of mobile applications available to assist with students' learning and teachers' efficiency, according to  -More
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Ill. students help Easter Seals patients with public speaking

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
A group of Illinois high school students recently worked with Easter Seals participants to help them develop their public-spe -More
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Group of N.Y. students complete social justice leadership program

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
Students in the summer Social Justice Leadership Academy in New York have wrapped up their five-week study of urban community -More
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Become a CAEP Program reviewer

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
NCSS seeks members to serve as reviewers of university social studies teacher education programs for the Council for the Accr -More
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NCSS Webinar series -- Mapping the Nation and Get Digital

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
NCSS is offering new webinars to kick-off your school year this September: Mapping the Nation as well as Get Digital, a webin -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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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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