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Study: Sharing iPads may enhance learning

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 1:53pm
IPads can have a positive effect on academic performance and it may increase when students share a device, a recent study fou -More
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Woman thought to have died a slave eulogized as a free woman

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 1:53pm
Hannah Reynolds was a slave when she was wounded in the April 9, 1865, battle that ended the Civil War.  -More
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100,000 ladybugs released by Ariz. students for Earth Day

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 1:53pm
Students in Peoria, Ariz., recently held a celebration in advance of Earth Day by releasing 100,000 ladybugs into a park.  -More
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Webinar Series: Using Multiple Viewpoints and Multiple Perspectives to Study American History

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 1:53pm
Beginning May 7, the webinar series will reinforce the advantages of analyzing multiple perspectives and multiple viewpoints  -More
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Putting it Into Practice: Case Studies & Lesson Plans About Religious Diversity

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 1:53pm
Putting it Into Practice: Classroom Case Studies and Lesson Plans About Religious Diversity is the last of a four-part webina -More
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Ind. middle-schoolers' project shares vision of a perfect world

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
Eighth-graders at an Indiana middle school recently presented models that illustrate their ideas of a perfect, conflict-free  -More
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5th-graders incorporate math, English into WWII projects

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
An interdisciplinary study of World War II culminated in projects for fifth-grade students at a Tennessee school.  -More
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Students study Chinese culture through interdisciplinary projects

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
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Help Your Students Commemorate Yom Hashoah This Year
Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day, begins on the evening of April 15th. Echoes and Reflections includes visual history testimony from Holocaust survivors and other witnesses and addresses CCSS to help you teach about the Holocaust on this day of remembrance.

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Wash. lawmakers consider requirement to teach Native American history

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
Washington state lawmakers are considering legislation that would mandate schools in the state to include Native American his -More
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Standardized testing is debated in N.C. court

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
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Schools host pep rallies to encourage Okla. students before tests

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
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Revolutionize the way students learn social studies
As partners in education, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt™ and HISTORY® are changing the way students experience social studies. By delivering compelling content, we're connecting students to history through virtual experiences that are energizing, inspiring, and memorable. See history in action!

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Tips for using technology to support PBIS

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
Technology can support positive behavioral interventions and supports in schools, writes Karen Gifford, director of the Behav -More
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Students design accessible fishing pole

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
Nine students in a gifted-education math class at a Wisconsin middle school for the past year have worked to develop a fishin -More
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Iowa elementary school's students become leaders

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
Some third- and fourth-graders submitted applications to become leaders in their Iowa elementary school.  -More
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Webinar: Cultivating a Civic Culture of Learning

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
Web Hutchins, the founder of Civics for All, will share how he is engaging students in local communities to support civic lea -More
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Social studies not "Left Behind" in Senate ESEA bill

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Students translate German obituaries from 1800s

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 1:03pm
German-language students at an Illinois high school are translating the obituaries of immigrants published in a German newspa -More
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