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Ohio students re-enact history at Pioneer Days

NCSS Smartbrief - September 14, 2016 - 1:07pm
Ohio high-school students recently made history come alive for area fourth-graders at a Pioneer Days event.  -More
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Vt. teachers learn to rock

NCSS Smartbrief - September 14, 2016 - 1:07pm
The nonprofit organization Rock in the Classroom is hosting workshops to teach teachers about ways to integrate the arts into -More
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Principal focuses on PD, student learning

NCSS Smartbrief - September 14, 2016 - 1:07pm
New middle-school principal Shelley Sommers says she plans to work closely with teachers to develop instruction and focus on  -More
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Google enlists teachers to drive tech changes

NCSS Smartbrief - September 14, 2016 - 1:07pm
Google recently tapped eight teachers to help the company improve its Google Classroom technology.  -More
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D.C. students assist with library project

NCSS Smartbrief - September 14, 2016 - 1:07pm
Students from Washington, D.C.'s engineering and architecture high school have been working on one of 20 libraries slated for -More
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App aims to connect students during lunch

NCSS Smartbrief - September 14, 2016 - 1:07pm
Looking for somewhere to sit during lunch? There's an app for that.  -More
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NCSS announces new executive director

NCSS Smartbrief - September 14, 2016 - 1:07pm
National Council for the Social Studies is pleased to announce the selection of Lawrence Paska, Ph.D., as its new executive d
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A special message to social studies teachers from Secretary John King Jr.

NCSS Smartbrief - September 14, 2016 - 1:07pm
U.S. Secretary of Education John King Jr.
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Excellent firms don't believe in excellence -- only in constant improvement and constant change.

NCSS Smartbrief - September 14, 2016 - 1:07pm
Tom Peters, writer and management consultant
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The Learning Network: Trigger Warnings, Safe Spaces and Microaggressions: Discussing Questions of Freedom of Speech on Campus

Education News from NY Times - September 14, 2016 - 8:00am
In this lesson we offer ideas to help high school students address the question, “How can colleges and universities best balance a need to foster intellectual discourse about difficult topics with a need to protect students who may feel marginalized for some reason?”
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The Learning Network: Should Parents Make Their Children Clean Their Room?

Education News from NY Times - September 14, 2016 - 5:01am
Does having a clean room make you a better or happier person? Does cleaning your room teach you important life skills?
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