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New teacher shares how professional connections supported her in the classroom

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
First-year teacher Kate Miller writes in this blog post that her professional connections with mentor teachers, collaborative -More
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Observation rooms, cameras give Ariz. teachers a unique view for PD

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
The Center for Teacher Development in Paradise Valley Unified School District in Arizona is using two-way mirrors and live-st -More
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Program encourages student dialogue on Twitter

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
Many schools have put limits on the use of social media in the classroom, but some educators are supporting sites such as Twi -More
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Foreign-language students from Ohio visit Belize and Germany

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
Twenty students from River View High School in Coshocton County, Ohio, spent their recent winter break either in Germany or B -More
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Fla. middle-schoolers remember 14 fallen astronauts

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
The 14 fallen astronauts of the 1986 Challenger and 2003 Columbia space shuttle missions were remembered Tuesday by a group o -More
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CUFA annual meeting call for proposals

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
The College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) of NCSS invites proposals for scholarship to be presented at its annual me -More
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Introduction to technology integration in the social studies classroom

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
Technology integration is all around us and social studies teachers need the tools necessary to teach their students critical -More
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Editor's Choice Award for Excellence in Education Content

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
With its new Editor's Choice Award for Excellence in Education Content, SmartBlog on Education will recognize two educators e -More
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It is the loose ends with which men hang themselves.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
Zelda Fitzgerald, American writer -More
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A photo leads NYC students, teachers to discover a possible slave cemetery

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:02pm
A classroom project by a group of elementary-school students from Public School 48, in New York City's Bronx, may have lead t -More
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Ind. school's Spanish-immersion program connects with families

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:02pm
An Indiana elementary school's Spanish-immersion magnet program, which launched 20 years ago, teaches core classes, including -More

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Pa. board plans social studies changes to prepare students for exams

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:02pm
The United School Board in Armagh, Pa., has approved changes for the 2014-15 school year to align social studies courses to m -More
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How to make lessons matter beyond the final exam

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:02pm
Many students forget about classroom lessons after the final exam.  -More
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Mo. joins states to fund ACT for all students

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:02pm
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Tips to help mark upcoming Digital Learning Day

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:02pm
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Utah students attend film screening as part of Sundance festival

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:02pm
About 1,600 students from schools in Ogden, Utah, went to a local theater to view screenings of "Zip & Zap And The Marble Gan -More
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Air Force pilot surprises Miss. student with gift

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:02pm
Olyvya Tozer, a student at Vancleave Lower Elementary School in Mississippi, was all smiles recently when Air Force pilot Chr -More
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