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Miss. school draws attention to hunger for World Food Day

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:34pm
A Mississippi school recently marked United Nations' World Food Day with lessons about global hunger issues and a canned food -More
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Va. students urge peers to give homecoming flower funds to charity

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:34pm
Two students at Christianburg High School in Virginia are leading a student government campaign to urge students to donate th -More
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Teacher Practice Networks Annual Survey

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:34pm
NCSS needs your responses to the Teacher Practice Networks Annual Survey.  -More
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C3 Framework at 2014 NCSS Annual Conference

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:34pm
The 2014 NCSS Annual Conference will feature many sessions highlighting the exciting, on-the-ground work being done to implem -More
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Minds are like parachutes; they work best when open.

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:34pm
Thomas Dewar, Scottish businessman -More
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Texas 6th-graders learn history, agriculture while harvesting school's olives

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:11pm
Sixth-grade history students at Tejeda Middle School in San Antonio are learning about the historical and cultural significan -More
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Research: Field trips play important role in education

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:11pm
Field trips that focus on cultural enrichment can make a positive difference in education, according to recent research.  -More
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Free video resources for geography lessons

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:11pm
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Join Us for Our Complimentary American Controversies Webinar
Our series continues Saturday, October 25th at 11:00 AM (EST). Ashbrook is pleased to welcome Peter C. Myers (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire) and Lucas Morel (Washington and Lee University) to a conversation moderated by Chris Burkett (Ashland University) on the controversial question, "Is the Constitution Pro-Slavery or Anti-Slavery?" Click here to register now.

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White House joins effort to scale back on standardized tests

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:11pm
The Obama administration recently offered support for an effort by the Council of Chief State School Officers and the Council -More
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Ky. teachers share concerns about proposed social studies standards

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:11pm
Some social studies teachers in Kentucky say they are concerned that the proposed Kentucky Core Academic Social Studies Stand -More
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How schools are using makerspaces

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:11pm
Makerspaces are helping the schools profiled in this article enrich learning with hands-on lessons.  -More
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Elementary-school students make case for D.C. to adopt official rock

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:11pm
Students from John Eaton Elementary School recently spoke during a meeting of the District of Columbia Council to urge adopti -More
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Students help lobby Okla. state board to allow food-based fundraisers

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:11pm
Oklahoma has voted unanimously to grant an exemption from a federal ban on food-based school fundraisers during certain hours -More
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NCSS Annual Conference -- More hotel rooms added

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:11pm
Due to overwhelming demand for hotels in Boston, we have added more rooms and a new hotel option, with rates starting at $199 -More
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Early adolescence: Social studies certification field test

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:11pm
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is seeking social studies educators teaching students ages 11 to 15 to tak -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:11pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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We have committed the Golden Rule to memory; let us now commit it to life.

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:11pm
Edwin Markham, American poet -More
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Mont. social studies, science students work together on water project

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:25pm
Science teacher Steve Paulson of Lewistown Junior High School in Montana and his class have teamed with social studies teache -More
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Why teachers should consider research on learning styles

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:25pm
Educators need the training and resources to utilize years of research into students' learning differences and strengths, esp -More
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