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Ill. students write, perform "docu-poetry" in summer workshop

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Students in Springfield, Ill., who are participating in the Springfield Urban League's summer program recently attended a wee -More
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Tenn. students donate proceeds from garden to help hungry

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
A group of students in Tennessee recently participated in the sixth annual Food Initiative program, in which they planted and -More
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Link social studies standards with the Common Core State Standards

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
"Teaching Reading with the Social Studies Standards: Elementary Units that Integrate Great Books, Social Studies, and the Com -More
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Reserve your exhibit booth now!

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Join us in Boston for the nation's largest exhibition of social studies resources.  -More
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SmartBrief will not publish Friday

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
In observance of Independence Day in the U.S., SmartBrief will not publish on Friday. Publication will resume Monday. -More
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Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Arthur Ashe, American professional tennis player -More
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Wis. students become experts on city's landmarks for website project

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
A group of high-school students in Wisconsin have researched their city's historical landmarks for a website operated by the  -More
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Students in some states earn diploma honors for bilingualism

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Students who graduate high school proficient in more than one language are being recognized and rewarded in several states, i -More
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Change to testing presents challenge for Mich. teachers

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Michigan's budget, adopted last week, scrapped plans for schools to use the Smarter Balanced assessments in favor of the Mich -More
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Report considers schools' use of Internet filters

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Some schools' Internet-filtering policies may reach beyond the scope of the federal Children's Internet Protection Act of 200 -More
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Digital-citizenship skills help young students navigate the Web

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Young students need guidance for safe online learning, first-grade teacher Kathy Cassidy writes in this blog post.  -More
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Mo. 8th-graders address social issues at City Hall

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
A group of eighth-graders in Columbia, Mo., are taking a summer course about local government, which included a visit to City -More
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Student program combines nutrition education, art

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Students at Church Street Elementary School in White Plains, N.Y., participated in a residency program with an artist and a d -More
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Canadian school's peer mentor program honored

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
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NCSS Annual Conference registration is open!

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Registration for the NCSS Annual Conference in Boston is now open. Learn more about the conference and register. -More
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Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
The Robert H. Jackson Center and the National Council for the Social Studies announce the 2014 Robert H.  -More
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Editor's Choice Content Award

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
SmartBlog on Education's monthly content award recognizes content written by educators, for educators, that inspires readers  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Every noble work is at first impossible.

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:13pm
Thomas Carlyle, Scottish writer and historian -More
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