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Va. students to explore history by traveling on the James River

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Students from 17 high schools in Virginia this summer are traveling on the James River to learn about the state's geography,  -More
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Utah program trains teens in money management

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
About 60 teens from 11 Utah counties are teaching their peers about financial literacy this summer, as part of a program run  -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high quality professional development is important to the professional  -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Too hot to go outside?  -More
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Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Henry Ford, American industrialist -More
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Wash. 2nd-graders profile community's diversity on video

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Second-graders at Oak Harbor Elementary School in Washington state shared what they learned about the diverse cultures in the -More
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Educators share their experiences with blended learning

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Some educators who use blended learning say the infusion of technology has helped them develop student-centered classrooms.  -More
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Iowa students learn about requirements of IB diploma in seminars

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
High-school juniors in Iowa who will start the two-year International Baccalaureate Diploma program in the fall are taking wr -More
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Conn. high school to add 3 new social studies courses

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
The social studies department at Southington High School in Connecticut plans to offer three new courses -- human rights, wor -More
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Edmodo hopes to improve education through social networking

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Edmodo is a social network that connects teachers, students and parents at primary and secondary schools for improvement ther -More
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Maine civics students spruce up alley with mural

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Students from a Maine high-school civics class recently painted a mural on a downtown alleyway as part of their participation -More
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4th-graders lobby for D.C. to have its own rock

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Fourth-graders in a Washington, D.C., elementary school have partnered with local officials to establish the Potomac blueston -More
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Freedom Summer's 50th anniversary: Investigating the civil rights movement

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
This three-day workshop, July 30 to August 1, will provide a varied program of civil rights panelists, demonstration of the F -More
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Are you a member?

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation&rs -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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To be content with little is hard; to be content with much, impossible.

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:44pm
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Austrian writer -More
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