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Historians study U.S. Civil War soldiers' use of graffiti

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
Wartime graffiti was used in the Civil War by both Union and Confederate soldiers, writes Kim A.  -More
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Ill. students aim to increase state's snapping turtles population

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
Students at Whitney Young Magnet High School in Illinois recently released 100 small alligator snapping turtles into a lake a -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:32pm
Francois de La Rochefoucauld, French writer -More
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Va. students study medieval-themed lessons in summer courses

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:03pm
Nearly 100 middle-school students in Virginia took part in Middle Ages-themed classes during a two-week, state-funded summer -More
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Principles to consider when planning classroom projects

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:03pm
Teacher Linda Yaron in this commentary suggests five principles of teaching to apply when designing classroom projects.  -More
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Schools cut librarian jobs as digital divide grows

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:03pm
School districts nationwide are cutting back on librarians while their job description is expanding, with a new focus on digi -More
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Is summer school paying off for districts?

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:03pm
Some districts in Missouri have students enrolled in summer school to avoid summer learning loss, while others take part in e -More
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How to get started with the flipped classroom

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:03pm
There are some things that teachers should consider before they begin to flip instruction in their classrooms, such as their  -More
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Pa. students learn about Colonial-era handwriting, crafts at camp

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:03pm
Some Pennsylvania students are exploring what life was like in the 1700s as part of a Colonial-themed camp.  -More
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N.M. program helps raise awareness about teen dating violence

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:03pm
Members of the Silver Youth Leadership Team at Silver High School in New Mexico recently held a pool party and fundraiser to  -More
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NCSS webinar call for proposals

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:03pm
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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The important thing in life is not to have a good hand but to play it well.

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:03pm
Louis Fortin, writer -More
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How to help students make connections to history

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:58pm
Students need to make connections to history that are meaningful and personal, middle-grades history teachers Jody Passanisi  -More
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High-school students help dig for artifacts on Mass. estate

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:58pm
Eight high-school students in Milton, Mass., are participating in the Wakefield Estate's Summer Archaeology Institute, a two- -More
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Collaboration time for teachers yields improvements for Conn. school

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:58pm
Following an unsuccessful attempt in 2010 to extend school days for students and teachers to improve achievement at a Connect -More
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3 tips to help teachers work together

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:58pm
Sharing responsibility by delegating some of the workload can improve collaboration between educators, writes former classroo -More
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