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5 ways technology has changed K-12 education

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 2:32pm
Technology has had a major impact on teaching and learning inside today's K-12 schools.  -More
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Re-enactors mark George Washington's crossing of Delaware River

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 2:32pm
Thousands of people gathered on Christmas Day to watch the re-enactment of Gen.  -More
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Texas elementary students celebrate Kwanzaa

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 2:32pm
Kindergartners and first-graders at Raye-Allen Elementary School in Texas took part in a celebration of Kwanzaa, which is off -More
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2015 NCSS Board of Directors elections

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 2:32pm
Voting for the 2015 Elections for the NCSS Board of Directors opens Feb. 2. Members of good standing as of Dec.  -More
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Be an NCSS leader! Serve on an NCSS Operations Committee

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 2:32pm
NCSS is seeking applicants to serve on NCSS Operations Committees.  -More
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It's fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 2:32pm
Bill Gates, American businessman and philanthropist -More
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Field trip helps N.Y. students learn about Hispanic community

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
Fourth- and fifth-graders from two Buffalo, N.Y., schools recently toured the Buffalo History Museum to learn more about the  -More
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N.H. 6th-graders get creative with artist during Africa studies

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
Sixth-graders from a New Hampshire school recently worked on projects with artist-in-residence and Nigerian printmaker Segun  -More
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Teachers take driver's seat in self-directed learning

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
Educators have organized and participated in about 600 Edcamps in 15 countries since 2010.  -More
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Educator suggests quick online resources for winter break

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
The winter holiday break offers time for educators to browse websites for instructional ideas and professional development, e -More
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2 Colo. middle-schoolers collect donations for horse therapy program

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
Colorado middle-school students Ashlynn Squires and Makayla Burke recently raised and donated $157 to the Dream Catcher Thera -More
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History exams for tour guides tested in federal court

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
Savannah, Ga., is the latest jurisdiction to face a federal challenge to ordinances requiring tour guides to pass history tes -More
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The Library of Congress and C3: Teaching with Primary Sources and the Inquiry Arc

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
The Library of Congress and the National Council for the Social Studies will collaborate on a series of four webinars in earl -More
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Religion, social studies and you

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
This four-part webinar series will focus on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical approaches for addressing different fai -More
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You've got to go out on a limb sometimes because that's where the fruit is.

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
Will Rogers, American performer and humorist -More
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S.C. 5th-graders travel back to 1930s with classic cars tour

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:22pm
Fifth-graders at Bradley Elementary School in South Carolina recently toured two classic cars from the 1930s as part of their -More
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Holiday season challenges teachers to separate church, state

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:22pm
December holidays can present some difficulties for classroom teachers as they work to divide church and state, writes Syd Go -More
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Calif. district remains committed to restorative-justice model

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:22pm
Students in a California school district are learning how to talk through conflicts in a restorative-justice program.  -More
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"Seat time" requirement may be dropped in D.C. schools

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:22pm
School officials in Washington, D.C., are considering eliminating a requirement that students' earn high-school diplomas base -More
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