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How school districts can effectively upgrade wireless Internet

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
As school districts nationwide prepare for an influx of $3 billion in federal funds to improve wireless Internet connectivity -More
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Student-produced videos teach middle-schoolers about behavior

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Students make videos about how to behave at school during an enrichment class that is part of a Michigan middle school's Posi -More
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Ala. elementary students wrap up campaign speeches before SGA elections

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Third- and fourth-graders at an Alabama elementary school who are running for a spot in the school's Student Government Assoc -More
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Mel Miller Outstanding Social Studies Leader Award

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Each year, the National Social Studies Supervisor Association presents the Mel Miller Outstanding Social Studies Leader Award -More
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Social Studies Advocacy Webinar

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
In a recent webinar, Catriona Macdonald, NCSS expert on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., shared details of our most recent l -More
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A good example is far better than a good precept.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
Dwight Moody, American preacher and publisher -More
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Mich. students launch website on ancient world history

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Students in Meridian High School's New Tech Early College program in Michigan teamed up with the Midland Center for the Arts  -More
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Teacher uses March Madness brackets to debate works of literature

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Advanced Placement literature teacher Brian Sztabnik taps into the excitement of March Madness to lead students in an activit -More
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Ohio student's War of 1812 essay wins award

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
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Could "micro-credentialing" improve personalized professional development?

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
A "micro-credentialing" system would recognize and encourage teachers to pursue personalized professional development through -More
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N.Y. district films teachers for instructional coaching

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
A New York school district has developed an Instructional Coaching Institute in which teachers are filmed during class and th -More
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Helping students evaluate online resources in 4 steps

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
A recent survey of 770 seventh-grade students revealed more than 70% value content relevance over a website's credibility, wr -More
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Pa. 8th-graders work to change perception of mental illness

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Eighth-grade peer mentors at South Allegheny Middle School in Pennsylvania on Monday kicked off Stop the Stigma Week to help  -More
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Ala. club donates $300 to typhoon-destroyed school in the Philippines

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Members of the Beta Club at Daleville High School in Alabama aim to spread global awareness with a $300 donation to help a sc -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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C3: Gather Sources, Evaluate Evidence, & Develop Claims for Valid Argumentation

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Given the massive amount of information that is available today, knowing how to locate and effectively use information, and a -More
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Victory is in the quality of competition, not the final score.

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Mike Marshall, American baseball player -More
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