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Tips for first-time conference attendees

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
We've put together some suggestions to help first-time attendees get the most from their experience at the NCSS Annual Confer -More
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Cast your vote for the 2014 Educators' Choice Content Award

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:48pm
SmartBlog on Education this year launched a monthly Editor's Choice Content Award, which recognizes content written by educat -More
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Students in Canada dig, spend night in trenches to honor WWI veterans

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
A group of 27 students from Eaglesham High School in Canada recently participated in a Remembrance Day eve tribute, in which  -More
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Educators define "great teaching"

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
Five educators share their insights in this article into the qualities that make great teachers.  -More
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Teacher leadership programs take off in the U.S.

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
A growing number of school districts nationwide are focusing on teachers as leaders and creating formal programs that establi -More
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Survey: Social media aids PD, helps educators stay current on trends

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
Social media is fast becoming a useful tool for professional development and teacher collaboration, according to a recent sur -More
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Tech tools connect physical, virtual worlds for students

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
The Maker Movement, which encourages students to design and create, has reintroduced hands-on learning to increasingly virtua -More
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Maine middle-schoolers start food pantry to help feed hungry students

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
Students in a Portland, Maine, middle school have started a school-based food pantry to help students and families in need.  -More
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Colo. teacher leads lessons on yoga in Calming Kids program

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
A Colorado third-grade teacher is in the second year of leading the Calming Kids program, which teaches yoga, stress manageme -More
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The NCSS Conference in your pocket

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
Attending the conference?  -More
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2015 candidates for NCSS Vice President and Board of Directors

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
The NCSS Nominations Committee has selected a slate of candidates for the 2015 Board of Directors and Officer elections.  -More
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Cast your vote for the 2014 Educators' Choice Content Award

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
SmartBlog on Education this year launched a monthly Editor's Choice Content Award, which recognizes content written by educat -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese artist, poet and writer -More
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Elementary schoolers in Colo. create digital exhibit of veterans' stories

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
A Colorado elementary school's students have created a digitized collection of veterans' stories that will be displayed at a  -More
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How teachers can grow from wanted, unwanted feedback

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
Teachers are used to giving a lot of feedback, but they most certainly will get feedback as well -- both wanted and unwanted  -More
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How to use the Newseum's Digital Classroom in lessons

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
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Earn recertification hours by attending our Saturday Webinars
Our next American Controversies conversation will be Saturday, November 15th at 11:00 AM EST. This month's topic will be "Is there a Constitutional Right to Nullification and Secession?" Each webinar is a moderated discussion between scholars, with questions posed by teacher participants from across the country. We offer certificates for all of our online and in-person programs.
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International schools offer lessons for teaching immigrant students

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:41pm
Schools nationwide are serving an estimated 57,000 unaccompanied immigrant students.  -More
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