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Ga. students' depict Native Americans' experience in Spanish missions

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
Eighth-grade social studies students at West Chatham Middle School in Georgia recently built replicas of Spanish missions whi -More
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5 ideas for structuring groups to enhance student learning

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
Group work should be build with solid structure to ensure it provides students with opportunities to engage in independent, c -More
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History curriculum proposal spurs protest among Colo. students

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
Hundreds of students at several Jefferson County, Colo., high schools left their classrooms in protest this week over a schoo -More
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Questions about education policy remain 25 years later

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
In September 1989, state leaders summoned by President George H.W. Bush, gathered to shape U.S. education policy.  -More
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Education bills gain steam in Congress

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
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Ways technology integration can transform the classroom

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
When fully integrated into the classroom, educational technology can be used to improve teaching and engage with colleagues,  -More
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Tenn. students to grow produce in greenhouse made with plastic bottles

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
Portland High School students in Tennessee are working on a cross-curricular project in which they will use recycled plastic  -More
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N.C. library spotlights banned books

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
A North Carolina library is recognizing Banned Books Week by introducing patrons to books that have been removed from librari -More
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Upcoming State and Regional Social Studies Conferences

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina and Oklahoma Councils for the Social Studies are among the NCSS affiliates with conferences  -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high quality professional development is important to the professional  -More
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One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
William Feather, American publisher -More
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Students encouraged to register to vote, cast ballots

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
High-school students across the country learned about the voting process, along with the rights and responsibilities of voter -More
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Ideas to help students find their passion in learning

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Research shows that helping students find their passion, or "spark," keeps them engaged and helps them achieve in school, you -More
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Educator offers 10 suggestions for leading PD sessions

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Educators who deliver professional development to their peers should look at themselves as "facilitators" to guide learning r -More
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NYC schools dive into PD with dedicated teacher-collaboration time

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Schools across New York City are taking varied approaches in using the uninterrupted 80 minutes of teacher-collaboration time -More
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Ideas for creating a connected school culture through Twitter

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
The use of social media channels such as Twitter can help teachers and school leaders foster a more connected culture within  -More
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Actress Watson launches UN campaign for the rights of women

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Actress Emma Watson recently delivered a speech to launch a gender equality campaign by U.N.  -More
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N.H. students take part in coastal cleanup event

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Students from several New Hampshire K-12 schools recently gathered to remove litter and debris from beaches as part of the St -More
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