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Survey highlights mobile-learning trends

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
Mobile learning -- tablets, bring-your-own-device programs and other initiatives -- is having a significant influence on teac -More
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N.J. high-schoolers stage crash to discourage DUI, texting while driving

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
To raise awareness about the dangers of intoxication and texting while driving, students at North Hunterdon High School in Ne -More
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Ore. students campaign to replace paper towels in school's bathrooms

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
A group of five Oregon high-school seniors who studied how much their school district spent on paper towels persuaded adminis -More
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NCSS Teacher of the Year Awards -- Deadline extended

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
The deadline for nominations for the NCSS Social Studies Teacher of the Year Awards has been extended!  -More
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Become a social studies leader

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
NCSS is seeking candidates for Vice President, and the Board of Directors.  -More
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To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
Alphonse de Lamartine, French writer and politician -More
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Maine students create sea captain's trunks for maritime museum exhibit

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
High-school sophomores in Maine recently created informative displays for the Penobscot Marine Museum's "History Chests" exhi -More
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Ore. school's veterans project will be recognized in Washington, D.C.

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
Rainier Junior/Senior High School in Oregon is one of six schools that will be recognized in Washington, D.C., later this mon -More
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What does the future hold for the common core?

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
Opposition has increased against the Common Core State Standards, adopted by 46 states and the District of Columbia.  -More
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Iowa district considers "clustering" for gifted education

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
A school district in Iowa is considering a "clustering" model for gifted education in grades 4 to 6.  -More
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How IT staff, educators can work hand in hand

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
It's possible for the instructional and information technology sides of a school to be at odds, but when they work together t -More
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S.C. 4th-graders sew quilts representing the Underground Railroad

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
Fourth-graders at India Hook Elementary School in South Carolina recently worked with a master quilter and an apprentice quil -More
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Canadian students help build community food gardens for 4 senior homes

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
Students in a Grade 12 workshop class at a school in Alberta, Canada, recently put together 17 raised gardening boxes to crea -More
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NCSS Tuesday webinar: Flipping the Social Studies Classroom

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
The next NCSS Tuesday webinar is "Flipping the Social Studies Classroom," June 3 at 8 p.m. EDT.  -More
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Volunteer opportunities

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committee.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
Vince Lombardi, American football player and coach -More
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