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Editor's Choice Content Award: Meet this month's winners

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 1:49pm
SmartBlog on Education's monthly content award recognizes content written by educators, for educators that inspires readers t -More
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No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 1:49pm
William Blake, British painter and poet -More
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Mont. students create QR codes that link to videos about trail's dams

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
Software-engineering students at a Montana school have made it easier for visitors to learn about a recreational trail's dams -More
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How to bring personal connections to middle-school history lessons

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
Eighth-grade U.S.  -More
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School environment based on empowering teachers, students

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
Connecting the school to the wider community was important to Carol Hunter when she was a school principal.  -More
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Educators spotlight teacher, counselor collaboration

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
In this blog post, educators highlight the importance of teacher-counselor partnerships.  -More
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5th-graders study history through Minecraft simulations

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
Fifth-grade teacher Amber Palmer incorporates the game Minecraft into her history and literacy lessons at a Salt Lake City el -More
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Pa. students encourage mental health awareness, empathy during project

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
Middle- and high-school students from seven schools in Allegheny County, Pa., have been learning about mental health disorder -More
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Texas students observe Memorial Day on school makeup day

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
Some Houston-area students observed Memorial Day in class while making up a school day lost to winter weather closures earlie -More
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Become a social studies leader

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
NCSS is seeking candidates for Vice President, and the Board of Directors.  -More
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Freedom Summer's 50th Anniversary: Investigating the Civil Rights Movement

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:58pm
This three-day workshop, July 30 to August 1, will provide a varied program of civil rights panelists, demonstration of the F -More
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Pa. middle-school social studies students raise, release trout

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 2:13pm
Social studies students from Marticville Middle School in Pennsylvania recently participated in the "Trout in the Classroom"  -More
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Nev. students build replicas of Spanish, Mexican monuments for exhibit

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 2:13pm
Advanced Placement Spanish and Culture students at Sunrise Mountain High School in Nevada recently built replicas of several  -More
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Report finds more states tie teachers' tenure to evaluations

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 2:13pm
Teacher tenure is being challenged nationwide with three states abolishing the job protections altogether and others basing t -More
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Md. panel: Start the school year after Labor Day

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 2:13pm
A task force in Maryland is recommending that schools delay the start of the school year until after Labor Day.  -More
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