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Editor's Choice Content Award

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 2:10pm
SmartBlog on Education's monthly content award recognizes content written by educators, for educators that inspires readers t -More
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High expectations are the key to everything.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 2:10pm
Sam Walton, American businessman -More
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N.C. students study Holocaust victim's 1939 letter, try to find her family

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 1:54pm
Students at East Henderson High School in North Carolina have developed a personal connection to Holocaust victim Betty Erb o -More
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Fla. students document Vietnam veterans' war stories for book

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 1:54pm
Students from Armwood High School in Florida have been interviewing Vietnam veterans for the book "Oral Histories of the Viet -More

Join us at Professional Development this Summer!
New professional development programs have been added this summer from the leaders in Holocaust Education. Model active and collaborative learning, address CCSS, and explore the medium of visual history testimony at a program near you or schedule a no-cost training program for your school district.

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Colo. high school implements Advanced Placement for all

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 1:54pm
Officials at a high school in Colorado have taken steps to increase student access to rigorous academic work.  -More
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Wash. district to use Chromebooks to administer online exams

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 1:54pm
A school district in Washington state already is using about 75 Google Chromebooks in its schools, and officials say addition -More
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Conn. students seek smoking ban in vehicles carrying children

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 1:54pm
A group of Connecticut high-school seniors is calling upon state lawmakers to pass a law that would prohibit smoking in cars  -More
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Tenn. students donate superhero artwork to child services center

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 1:54pm
Students in Tennessee recently donated their artwork featuring superhero characters to the Clarksville Department of Children -More
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Reserve your hotel room now for Boston

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 1:54pm
NCSS is now accepting hotel reservations for the 2014 Annual Conference.  -More
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Volunteer opportunities

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 1:54pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committees. -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 1:54pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments -- there are consequences.

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 1:54pm
Robert Ingersoll, American orator and political leader -More
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Del. 1st-graders showcase U.S. geography knowledge with exhibit

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:13pm
About 100 Delaware first-graders showcased their geography knowledge during their recent exhibit "The 50 States: A Tour of ou -More
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How teachers can develop a visionary curriculum

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:13pm
Community-service projects can help educators develop a curriculum that engages students in visionary thinking -- "helping ou -More
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Social-emotional learning isn't just for students

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:13pm
Transformational leadership coach Elena Aguilar in this blog post recommends providing teachers with more training and suppor -More
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"Dream Team" of teachers in Conn. chosen for common core PD

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:13pm
Connecticut has chosen a "Dream Team" of 97 teachers from 86 schools to participate in TeachFest Connecticut, a rigorous prof -More

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U.K. educators explore the latest ed-tech trends

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:13pm
Increased use of smartphones in the classroom, computer coding, social media for peer review and video were some of the major -More
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