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Tenn. students to grow produce in greenhouse made with plastic bottles

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
Portland High School students in Tennessee are working on a cross-curricular project in which they will use recycled plastic  -More
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N.C. library spotlights banned books

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
A North Carolina library is recognizing Banned Books Week by introducing patrons to books that have been removed from librari -More
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Upcoming State and Regional Social Studies Conferences

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina and Oklahoma Councils for the Social Studies are among the NCSS affiliates with conferences  -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high quality professional development is important to the professional  -More
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One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:26pm
William Feather, American publisher -More
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Students encouraged to register to vote, cast ballots

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
High-school students across the country learned about the voting process, along with the rights and responsibilities of voter -More
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Ideas to help students find their passion in learning

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Research shows that helping students find their passion, or "spark," keeps them engaged and helps them achieve in school, you -More
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Educator offers 10 suggestions for leading PD sessions

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Educators who deliver professional development to their peers should look at themselves as "facilitators" to guide learning r -More
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NYC schools dive into PD with dedicated teacher-collaboration time

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Schools across New York City are taking varied approaches in using the uninterrupted 80 minutes of teacher-collaboration time -More
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Ideas for creating a connected school culture through Twitter

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
The use of social media channels such as Twitter can help teachers and school leaders foster a more connected culture within  -More
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Actress Watson launches UN campaign for the rights of women

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Actress Emma Watson recently delivered a speech to launch a gender equality campaign by U.N.  -More
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N.H. students take part in coastal cleanup event

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Students from several New Hampshire K-12 schools recently gathered to remove litter and debris from beaches as part of the St -More
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NCSS webinar call for proposals

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
NCSS is looking to continue to bring the best online educational programming available to the social studies profession in th -More
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NCSS Annual Conference speaker -- Keith Maddox

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Keith Maddox is an associate professor of psychology at Tufts University and director of the Tufts University Social Cognitio -More

$125,000 Salary for Master Social Studies Middle School Teachers!
The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School

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True happiness is ... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:57pm
Seneca, Roman philosopher and playwright -More
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Okla. 8th-graders conduct research to mark 50th anniversary of dam

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
Eighth-graders at Eufaula Middle School in Oklahoma have been working on a project to mark the 50th anniversary of the Lake E -More
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Ideas for developing effective grading practices

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
Teachers should consider why they grade, what they grade and how their grading practices affect student learning when craftin -More
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