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Conn. students seek memorial to remember visits from MLK

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:32pm
Students and community members in Simsbury, Conn., are raising money for a memorial to honor Martin Luther King Jr.  -More
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Judge: NYC schools can enforce vaccination policies

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:32pm
A federal judge has upheld a New York City policy that allows school districts to enforce vaccination policies.  -More
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Some schools cope with slow Internet

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:32pm
This interactive map allows users to search 70,000 schools in the U.S.  -More
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How to give teachers time to flip instruction

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:32pm
Schools can give teachers the time, support and resources they need to flip instruction by rethinking professional-developmen -More
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Mich. students raise money for storm-damaged schools in the Philippines

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:32pm
Students at three high schools in Grand Rapids, Mich., have adopted two elementary schools in the Philippines that were damag -More
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Va. middle-school students grow, sell their own veggies

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:32pm
Students at a Virginia middle school will harvest and sell their own produce at a vegetable stand every Wednesday through the -More
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Volunteer opportunities

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:32pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committee.  -More
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Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:32pm
Soren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher and writer -More
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Calif. students help with exhibit marking county's 125th anniversary

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
A group of California high-school students who are taking a summer course in the history and science of curating museums help -More
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Ideas for co-creating lessons with students based on their interests

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Teachers can tap into students' interests to help co-create learning experiences, writes Matt Levinson, head of the Upper Div -More
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N.J. district adds coaches, sets aside time for collaborative planning

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
The four elementary schools in a New Jersey district are restructuring their schedules to give teachers time each day for col -More
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Summer reading lists can help teachers recharge

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Teacher Joshua Block fights the inevitable feelings of routine and burnout in June by drawing on his summer reading list for  -More
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How to teach digital citizenship at school, home

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
For today's students, learning digital citizenship is seen as a necessity in schools, classrooms and homes.  -More
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How can teachers use Vine in the classroom?

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
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Students grow, sell produce in Del. gardening program

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
An organization in Delaware has taken the community-garden model popular among adults and implemented it with students.  -More
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Drama course builds literacy, confidence for Ind. students

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
Eighth-graders at an Indiana school learned about drama while building literacy skills and confidence through a weekly class  -More
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Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:56pm
The Robert H. Jackson Center and the National Council for the Social Studies announce the 2014 Robert H.  -More
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