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Ill. students share family histories in public

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Fifteen Illinois high-school students researched their families' backgrounds and recently presented their personal histories  -More
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Federal data show continued disparities in education

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 2:00pm
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La. bill would place limits on sharing student data

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Lawmakers in Louisiana are considering legislation that would place limits on student-data storage, require that student iden -More
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Can students develop a "growth mindset" when pursuing their interests?

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Allowing students to pursue their passions may motivate them to develop a "growth mindset" that propels learning, principal M -More
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Pa. high-school student teaches peers about wars

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Areon Metz, a junior at Shaler Area High School in Pennsylvania, has for three years helped teach military history to peers i -More
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Canadian students work with artist on totem pole project

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Students at Dover Bay Secondary School in Nanaimo, British Columbia, have been working with artist Bill Helin to carve a sect -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, 03/21/2014 - 2:00pm
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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Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Aristotle, Greek philosopher -More
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Ky. 6th-graders assist archaeologists with historic home

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:50pm
Sixth-grade students from Farnsley Middle School in Louisville, Ky., earlier this month sifted through dirt and looked for ar -More
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Is project-based learning compatible with standardized testing?

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:50pm
Some teachers are putting project-based learning aside as pressure builds to increase students' test scores, asserts English  -More
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Mass. middle school adopts marathon-themed lessons

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:50pm
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Studying America's Crisis in Civic Education
Robyn Verbois, a social studies teacher from Baton Rouge, used her time in the Ashbrook Center's MA Degree program to explore America's crisis in civic education. Americans have lost a sense of community, Verbois concludes, "because we have failed to pass along the uniqueness of our origins." Learn More

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PLCs help Mo. school create common learning goals

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:50pm
Working collaboratively in professional learning communities has helped educators at a Missouri elementary school find and de -More
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Technology teacher-leaders to lead training in Ga. district

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:50pm
A school district in Georgia has taken a new approach to training teachers in technology.  -More
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Idaho 6th-graders boost research skills while playing "mystery" Skype game

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:50pm
Sixth-graders at Kellogg Middle School in Idaho work collaboratively and use research skills while playing "mystery" Skype se -More
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Ohio 8th-graders help send veterans to WWII memorial in D.C.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:50pm
Eighth-graders at Grizzell Middle School in Dublin, Ohio, have raised more than $13,500 -- enough money to send about 30 Worl -More
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Call for manuscripts for Social Studies and the Young Learner

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:50pm
If you are an enthusiastic elementary teacher or teacher educator with great ideas that you have implemented in the classroom -More
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