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Ideas to integrate digital literacy into core subjects

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:27pm
Digital literacy can be "infused" throughout the curriculum of core subjects, writes Jennifer Carey, academic technology dire -More
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Ill. Senate passes students' Endangered Species Day resolution

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:27pm
A resolution drafted by Illinois high-school seniors to advocate for endangered animals has been approved by the state Senate -More
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Neb. students create butterfly mural inside child-protection center

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:27pm
Students from Westside High School in Omaha, Neb., have used their artistic talents to brighten up a long, gray hallway at Pr -More
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Social Studies for the Next Generation: Purposes, Practices, and Implications of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:27pm
New from NCSS Publications, this book breaks new ground with its inquiry-based framework for enhancing social studies state s -More
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Most people have to talk so they won't hear.

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:27pm
May Sarton, Belgian-American writer -More
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Wis. students explore Civil War through theater, trip to historic site

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:44pm
A group of Wisconsin high-school students, who recently viewed a Civil War-themed play by the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, vi -More
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Civics-focused magnet school in N.Y. to expand in fall

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:44pm
The Magnet School for Civics in the Community in New York, otherwise known as I.S.  -More
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How social media can transform professional development

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:44pm
Professional development can be never-ending for teachers who are taking to Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites to -More
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Educators in Hawaii can apply for "teacher leader" licenses

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:44pm
The Hawaii Teacher Standards Board offers a "teacher leader" licensing field to recognize educators for accepting extra leade -More
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How to set up an "in-class" flipped classroom

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:44pm
Former middle-grades educator Jennifer Gonzalez in this blog post offers tips and describes the challenges of implementing an -More
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Minn. students raise money to buy food, pack meals to feed the hungry

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:44pm
Public-school students in Kimball, Minn., organized a service project and recently came together to pack enough food to make  -More
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University student decodes 1,800-year-old letter from Egyptian soldier

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:44pm
A three-year project to decode an 1,800-year-old letter written by an Egyptian soldier to his family has ended.  -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:44pm
The NCSS Live Learning Center features selected NCSS Annual Conference Session recordings to keep you current on the trends i -More
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Are you a member?

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:44pm
NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation's  -More
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Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:44pm
Satchel Paige, American baseball player -More
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Ill. 4th-graders visit historical homes to learn about life in the 1800s

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 1:26pm
Fourth-graders at Whiteside Elementary School in Belleville, Ill., recently toured two historical homes to learn more about l -More
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Pa. students invest in finance lessons with school's bank

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 1:26pm
Students at two Pennsylvania schools are making cash and check deposits into their own savings accounts as part of a program  -More
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