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N.H. 6th-graders get creative with artist during Africa studies

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
Sixth-graders from a New Hampshire school recently worked on projects with artist-in-residence and Nigerian printmaker Segun  -More
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Teachers take driver's seat in self-directed learning

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
Educators have organized and participated in about 600 Edcamps in 15 countries since 2010.  -More
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Educator suggests quick online resources for winter break

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
The winter holiday break offers time for educators to browse websites for instructional ideas and professional development, e -More
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2 Colo. middle-schoolers collect donations for horse therapy program

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
Colorado middle-school students Ashlynn Squires and Makayla Burke recently raised and donated $157 to the Dream Catcher Thera -More
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History exams for tour guides tested in federal court

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
Savannah, Ga., is the latest jurisdiction to face a federal challenge to ordinances requiring tour guides to pass history tes -More
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The Library of Congress and C3: Teaching with Primary Sources and the Inquiry Arc

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
The Library of Congress and the National Council for the Social Studies will collaborate on a series of four webinars in earl -More
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Religion, social studies and you

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
This four-part webinar series will focus on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical approaches for addressing different fai -More
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You've got to go out on a limb sometimes because that's where the fruit is.

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:31pm
Will Rogers, American performer and humorist -More
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S.C. 5th-graders travel back to 1930s with classic cars tour

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:22pm
Fifth-graders at Bradley Elementary School in South Carolina recently toured two classic cars from the 1930s as part of their -More
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Holiday season challenges teachers to separate church, state

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:22pm
December holidays can present some difficulties for classroom teachers as they work to divide church and state, writes Syd Go -More
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Calif. district remains committed to restorative-justice model

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:22pm
Students in a California school district are learning how to talk through conflicts in a restorative-justice program.  -More
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"Seat time" requirement may be dropped in D.C. schools

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:22pm
School officials in Washington, D.C., are considering eliminating a requirement that students' earn high-school diplomas base -More
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Pa. district considers pros, cons of access to YouTube at school

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:22pm
Officials in a Pennsylvania school district are discussing whether students should have access to YouTube from their school-i -More
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Pa. students honor war veterans at wreath-laying ceremony

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:22pm
Student members of the CAHS Patriots organization at Connellsville Area Senior High School in Pennsylvania recently honored w -More
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Mass. students mark Human Rights Day with discussions, awareness

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:22pm
Students in the Amnesty International Club at Scituate High School in Massachusetts addressed human rights violations and glo -More
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2015 NCSS Board of Directors elections

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:22pm
In keeping with the policies for selecting candidates for the Board of Directors, the nominations committee named candidates  -More
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SmartBrief readers choose 1st annual Educators' Choice Content Award winners

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:22pm
Two original content pieces about the Maker Movement struck a chord with SmartBrief readers this year.  -More
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Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can.

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:22pm
Danny Kaye, American actor and singer -More
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