NCSS Smartbrief

Syndicate content NCSS SmartBrief
Designed specifically for NCSS Members and Colleagues, NCSS SmartBrief is a FREE, 3-times-weekly e-mail newsletter. By providing the latest need-to-know industry news and information, NCSS saves you time and keeps you smart. Click  here to subscribe.
Updated: 7 min 58 sec ago

La. students prepare school gardens in Choctaw tradition

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:58pm
Elementary- and middle-school students in Lacombe, La., recently learned about the gardening traditions of the Choctaw Indian -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Ore. students' service projects help children, at-risk youths

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:58pm
High-school student volunteers participating in a CARECorps summer camp aim to complete several service projects benefitting  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Opportunity for NBCTs

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:58pm
From NCSS Past-President Michael Yell's blog on Connected, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is seeking  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Are you a member?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:58pm
NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation&rs -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Ore. students learn about maritime industry, global economics on the docks

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:21pm
A group of high-school students recently visited the Port of Astoria in Oregon through a summer program to learn about the lo -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Educator shares benefits of workshop-style writing lessons

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:21pm
Writing workshops teach students to craft their own stories by studying and reading aloud from mentor texts, writes Erin Klei -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Teacher offers advice on flipped instruction

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:21pm
 -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Texas education board asked to delay AP U.S. history curriculum, exam

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:21pm
The Texas State Board of Education has been asked to delay use of the Advanced Placement history curriculum and test so state -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

60 districts pledge to improve education for black, Hispanic males

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:21pm
Sixty of the country's largest school districts, which enroll about 40% of all African-American and Hispanic male youths livi -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Hallmarks of a tech-savvy teacher

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:21pm
Partaking in regular online professional development, participating in Twitter chats with fellow educators and promoting digi -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

2 Fla. students lead community tree-planting projects

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:21pm
Two Florida students are overseeing tree-planting projects to beautify the area and help the environment.  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Volunteer opportunities

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:21pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committee.  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Social studies for the next generation: The C3 Framework

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:21pm
One of the recent milestones in social studies education was the release in 2013 of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3)  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:21pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

I give myself sometimes admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:21pm
Mary Wortley Montagu, British writer -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Tenn. 5th-graders learn, seek to inspire more service projects

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:37pm
Fifth-graders in Greeneville, Tenn., chose to clean and repaint a bus stop, then tidied up a playground during a project they -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

What the process of making can teach today's students

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:37pm
Teachers Gayle Allen and Lisa Yokana write in this blog post about how the process of making and creating hones specific skil -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief
Stay Connected with NCSS:   Follow NCSSNetwork on Twitter FaceBook.png rss_0.gif