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Calif. educators learn to integrate farming, food in the classroom

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Students in a California school district recently participated in a four-day training program on botany, poultry, egg product -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Librarian compiles list of educator-approved apps

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Michelle Luhtala, a high-school librarian in Connecticut, used crowdsourcing to compile a list of education mobile applicatio -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Ore. graduates create prototype bench for county project

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Four recent high-school graduates in Portland, Ore., presented the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners with a prototype d -More
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Pa. 5th-graders work to restore vandalized vegetable garden

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Fifth-grade students from Stetser Elementary School in Chester, Pa., are bouncing back with the help of college students and  -More
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NCSS Awards -- there's still time!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
The deadline to apply or nominate a colleague for NCSS awards has been extended to June 20.  -More
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Freedom Summer's 50th anniversary: Investigating the civil rights movement

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
This three-day workshop, July 30 to August 1, will provide a varied program of civil rights panelists, demonstration of the F -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Life is too challenging for external rewards to sustain us. The joy is in the journey.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Bradley Whitford, American actor -More
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Ore. students profile town's lumber mill heritage in traveling exhibit

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
Ninth-graders at Butte Falls Charter School in Oregon have created an exhibit showcasing their town's history that will be di -More
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Using project-based learning for a global good deed

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
Teacher, consultant and writer Dave Orphal describes how project-based learning empowered his 10th-grade class to create chil -More
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Teacher tenure, job protections overturned by Calif. judge

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
A Los Angeles County Superior Court recently ruled that teacher tenure and other protections for educators violated Californi -More
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Will FCC seek more Wi-Fi access for schools?

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is expected to propose a regulatory change to promote Wi-Fi i -More
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Texas district to use MacBook Air laptops

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
A Texas school district plans to provide all high-school students and their teachers with MacBook Air laptops through a progr -More
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Conn. seniors make film highlighting homelessness in their community

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
Seniors in the Global Problem Solving class at William H.  -More
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Va. first-graders donate money to help families of wounded soldiers

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
First-graders in Virginia raised $101.25 and donated the money to the Families of the Wounded Fund to help relatives of injur -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Volunteer opportunities

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:05pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committee.  -More
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