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Co-teaching PD with help from social media

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:04pm
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How librarians can help lead schools' digital transformations

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:04pm
The growing role of technology in education is opening a door for school librarians to play a larger role in schools' digital -More
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Mass. middle-schoolers campaign for safer crosswalks near school

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:04pm
A group of middle-school students in Massachusetts who have been participating in the Generation Citizen program are seeking  -More
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2 Mont. 5th-graders raise funds to buy refrigerator for food pantry

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:04pm
Two Lincoln Elementary School fifth-graders in Montana recently raised more than $600 during their "Fight for a Fridge" chall -More
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Implementing the C3 Framework: What is our Task as Social Studies Leaders?

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:04pm
The College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards calls upon social studies teachers to r -More
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Reserve your hotel room now for Boston

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:04pm
NCSS is now accepting hotel reservations for the 2014 Annual Conference.  -More
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Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with.

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:04pm
Robert Lynd, Irish writer -More
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Kansas 4th-graders research Route 66, build landmarks with Legos

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
Fourth-graders in a Kansas school recently wrapped up a yearlong study of historic Route 66 by building some of the landmarks -More
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Ill. kindergartners learn STEM concepts through puppet show

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
A Washington, D.C.-based performance group is teaching young students science, technology, engineering and math concepts thro -More
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5 educators share the use, power of formative assessments

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
Five teachers use video to demonstrate the use of formative assessments to test for student knowledge and alter instruction i -More
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Data show few high-school seniors are ready for college

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
Fewer than 40% of high-school seniors have the math and reading skills needed to be successful in college, according to an an -More
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What is the forecast for education technology?

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
Attendees and sessions at the recent annual SIIA Education Industry Summit in San Francisco focused on forecasting the next b -More
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Mich. high-school students donate locks to children with hair loss

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
High-school students and staff in Michigan recently received haircuts that yielded nearly 340 inches of hair that will be don -More
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Mass. students say Senior Focus class sparks interest in service learning

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
Students taking the Senior Focus course at Winchester High School in Massachusetts recently appeared before a school committe -More
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NCSS Teacher of the Year awards

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
NCSS is accepting nominations for the NCSS Social Studies Teacher of the Year Awards.  -More
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C3: Creatively Communicate Results from an Inquiry

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
Join us on May 20 for this webinar that will feature C3 Teachers in action as they facilitate participant discussions about s -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:47pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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