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Calif. teacher, students create ballot for Kids Vote on Nov. 4

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
California teacher Justin Trinh-Halperin and his seventh- and eighth-grade students have partnered with the county election d -More
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Research examines what works to improve student writing

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
Word-processing software may help improve students' writing quality, according to a recent review of about 250 studies on wri -More

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2 teachers share advice for using Twitter for PD

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
Twitter is gaining more respect as a professional-development tool for teachers, according to this interview with two educato -More
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Teachers increasingly tapped as school leaders, study finds

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
School districts nationwide increasingly are tapping teachers for leadership roles, according to a new study by The Aspen Ins -More
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Educator: Flipped model provides class time for role-playing projects

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
An Indiana social studies teacher has flipped his eighth-grade classroom to allow more time for in-class projects, such as ro -More
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Ky. elementary school launches mentoring program for students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
Stephens Elementary School students in Kentucky are participating in Ment2Be, a mentoring program that promotes relationships -More
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Mass. court pilots family literacy program

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
A county probate and family court in Massachusetts is piloting a weekly literacy program that is offered as part of alternati -More
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Become a CAEP Program reviewer

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
NCSS seeks members to serve as reviewers of university social studies teacher education programs for the Council for the Accr -More
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Browse the 2014 Conference sessions

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
The full list of conference sessions is now available.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:56pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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App Smart: Spanish as a Second Language, With the Accent on Fun

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:31pm
Plenty of smartphone apps offer worthwhile and entertaining lessons.
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The Ad Campaign: Cuomo, With a Daughter’s Help, Tweaks His Education Image

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:55am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s “Education” television ad appears to be a response to criticism from his opponent, Rob Astorino, of his support for the Common Core standards.






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Trial Begins for First Band Member in Hazing Death of Florida A&M Drum Major

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:06am
The death of Robert Champion, 26, brought heightened focus to college hazing and prompted a flurry of strict antihazing laws across the country.






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