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Fla. school honors Holocaust victims, survivors with memorial

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Students and faculty at Olympic Heights Community High School near Boca Raton, Fla., along with 25 Holocaust survivors, recen -More
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Common Core Literacy in History and Social Studies: Now What?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Join us Tuesday, April 8, for our next NCSS Tuesday Webinar.  -More
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Ken Burns, Henry Louis Gates to speak at NCSS 2014

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Filmmaker Ken Burns and historians Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Eric Foner headline the notable list of conference speakers.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Beware of the man who won't be bothered with details.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
William Feather, American publisher -More
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Re-enactors bring history of Bleeding Kansas to school's 7th-graders

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Seventh-graders at Washburn Rural Middle School in Kansas recently learned a lesson about their state's history when re-enact -More
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How project-based learning teaches 21st-century skills

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Some educators at a school district in North Carolina are adopting project-based learning in their classrooms.  -More
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Students develop speech, social skills through film project

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Some students with disabilities from a school in Staten Island, N.Y., recently put their filmmaking skills to the test.  -More
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Significant racial disparities exist in U.S. children's well-being, report says

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
An Annie E.  -More

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Educators design schools of the future

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Innovative school districts looking to offer engaging, interactive learning experiences for students increasingly are adoptin -More
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Mich. high-school students launch voter-registration drive

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Student council members from Fenton High School in Michigan recently set up a booth as part of a drive to encourage eligible  -More
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N.M. 6th-graders learn civics by studying district's reorganization plan

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Sixth-graders at a New Mexico school have spent recent weeks studying their school district's reorganization plans as part of -More
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Common Core Literacy in History and Social Studies: Now What?

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Join us Tuesday, April 8, for our next NCSS Tuesday Webinar.  -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:31pm
Gloria Pitzer, American writer -More
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Md. students' history fair projects tackle tough topics

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Students in Calvert County, Md., recently presented projects in the county's history fair and took on subjects such as child  -More
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Wyo. social studies students to take historical tour of D.C.

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Students from McCormick Junior High School in Cheyenne, Wyo., this summer will travel to Washington, D.C., to learn more abou -More
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