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Absorb what is useful. Discard what is not. Add what is uniquely your own.

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 2:15pm
Bruce Lee, Hong Kong-American martial artist and actor -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Absorb what is useful. Discard what is not. Add what is uniquely your own.

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 2:15pm
Bruce Lee, Hong Kong-American martial artist and actor -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Calif. students march back to school after watching movie "Selma"

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
Nearly 650 Martin Luther King Jr.  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Controversial discussion topics test students' civic understanding

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
Encouraging students to discuss controversial topics can help them better understand the basics of democracy and citizenship, -More
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Mont. district replaces study hall with focus groups

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
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Middle School Resources Help Diverse Students Succeed
Text pairs with matching content at two reading levels make grade-level social studies material accessible, while the new Famous People, Famous Words Reader's Theater scripts engage mixed-ability groups in active learning about historic documents, authors and events. Language-leveled social studies sets for ELs also improve content comprehension. FREE Sampler.

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When teachers are leaders, retention rates are higher

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
Fostering teacher leadership is an essential part of retaining top teachers, but it does not happen on its own, Pamela Roggem -More
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Group's leader disputes findings of report on teacher-training programs

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
A recent report from the National Council on Teaching Quality concluded that teacher-preparation programs lack rigor.  -More
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Do drills enhance learning?

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
Digital technology makes it easier for teachers to "drill" students on all types of information, assert professors Cathie Nor -More
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High-school teacher's tech lesson, dance video goes viral

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
Students at a project-based high school in Texas recently learned about practical applications of technology.  -More
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Students in Canada learn about nutrition, environment in school gardens

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
More schools in Alberta, Canada, are launching learning gardens after other local schools conducted successful pilot programs -More
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The Library of Congress and C3: Teaching with Primary Sources and the Inquiry Arc

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
The Library of Congress and the National Council of Social Studies will collaborate on a series of four webinars in early 201 -More
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Present a session at the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
NCSS is now accepting proposals for presentations at the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference.  -More
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Every artist was first an amateur.

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson, American writer -More
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Skits can help students consider history from different perspectives

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 2:46pm
One way to help students see historical events from different perspectives is to have them act out scenes from history, write -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Skits can help students consider history from different perspectives

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 2:46pm
One way to help students see historical events from different perspectives is to have them act out scenes from history, write -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Texas middle-schoolers view restoration of historical French ship

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 2:46pm
Seventh-graders in Texas recently toured the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, where they got to see the La Belle, a 60 -More

Commemorate the Liberation of Auschwitz
International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27th marks the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. NEW on our blog, learn from educators as they discuss effective classroom strategies for teaching about liberation using Echoes and Reflections Lesson 8: Survivors and Liberators.

Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Texas middle-schoolers view restoration of historical French ship

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 2:46pm
Seventh-graders in Texas recently toured the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, where they got to see the La Belle, a 60 -More

Commemorate the Liberation of Auschwitz
International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27th marks the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. NEW on our blog, learn from educators as they discuss effective classroom strategies for teaching about liberation using Echoes and Reflections Lesson 8: Survivors and Liberators.

Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Annual testing mandate supported by key congressman

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 2:46pm
Rep.  -More
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Annual testing mandate supported by key congressman

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 2:46pm
Rep.  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief
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