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Ill. task force wants input on social studies standards

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:25pm
A new task force, established by the Illinois State Board of Education, is seeking public input on new social studies standar -More
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NYC school embraces system of teacher-leaders

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:25pm
A New York City school is one of about 70 teacher-led schools in the U.S.  -More
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Duncan takes part in Twitter chat for Connected Educator Month

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:25pm
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan co-hosted a recent Twitter chat with educators as part of Connected Educator Month.  -More
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4th-grade class project prompts N.Y. to name yogurt its official snack

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:25pm
A fourth-grade class project in a New York school has prompted lawmakers to adopt yogurt as the state's official snack.  -More
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N.J. students donate backpacks filled with supplies to peers in need

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:25pm
Students attending a New Jersey high school plan to distribute backpacks collected for students in another community.  -More
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Volunteers needed for NCSS Committees

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:25pm
NCSS is seeking applicants to serve on NCSS Operations Committees.  -More
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Mich. students use green screen, iPads as they research WWII jacket

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
Students in Michigan eighth-grade teacher Chris Henke's class are using a green screen like those used in weather news foreca -More
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Okla. school uses local historic sites for project-based learning

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
Students at an Oklahoma school are using their local heritage and historic sites as the basis for interdisciplinary learning  -More
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NBCT: Connected educators can thrive under common core

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
The Common Core State Standards presents opportunities for connected educators, writes National Board Certified teacher Eliza -More
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Tips to help educators make the most of feedback

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
Teachers will undoubtedly receive feedback -- solicited and otherwise -- executive coach and consultant Naphtali Hoff writes  -More
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Fla. students without Internet service crowd libraries for online homework

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
Florida students without Internet access at home are increasingly using the public libraries, where the wait can be long on s -More
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Ill. 6th-grade students learn about child trafficking in Africa

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
Sixth-graders at an Illinois middle school recently learned about child trafficking of African children, and their social stu -More
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N.H. middle-schoolers make hats for shaken baby awareness campaign

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
A group of 60 middle-school students in New Hampshire have started a project to raise awareness of shaken baby syndrome.  -More
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Tours at the annual conference

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
Boston and New England are unrivaled in their history. Their many landmarks and stories will come to life on a custom tour.  -More
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2015 candidates for NCSS Vice President and Board of Directors

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
The NCSS Nominations Committee has selected a slate of candidates for the 2015 Board of Directors and Officer elections.  -More
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