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Mo. educators to examine lessons of Ferguson as school reopens

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
As school starts in Ferguson, Mo., today, some educators plan to use the civil unrest that unfolded there as an opportunity t -More
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N.J. teachers learn student-engagement techniques

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
Nearly 2,000 New Jersey teachers have attended Department of Education-sponsored workshops to learn techniques to engage thei -More
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Tenn. mandates cursive handwriting instruction in schools

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
While the trend nationwide has been to reduce the focus on cursive handwriting instruction, schools in Tennessee will work du -More
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Colo. high school launches program to teach work ethics

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
A Colorado high school has added work-ethics lessons to its curriculum.  -More
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Mobile apps to assist with parent-teacher communication

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
This article provides a list of several mobile applications to help parents and teachers connect and communicate during the s -More
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Mentors link Native American youths to heritage, history

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
Children at some reservations in New Mexico learned about their heritage and history through the AlterNATIVE Education progra -More
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Educators take Ice Bucket Challenge

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
Educators are sharing videos of being doused with icy water during the Ice Bucket Challenge to teach students about helping o -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high-quality professional development is important to the professional  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:44am
John D. Rockefeller, American industrialist -More
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The Learning Network: How Will You Teach About Ferguson?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:22am
As teachers head back to school, we wonder whether, and how, you will be talking and teaching about the events in Ferguson with your students. Please tell us here and we may include your thoughts in our Sept. 2 lesson plan.






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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Aug. 19-25, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:20am
Take the quiz to see what you know about these news stories, and to find links to more information about each.






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Strauss: U.S. doctors urge later school start times for teens

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:01am

The American Academy of Pediatrics just issued a new policy statement recommending that middle and high schools start class no earlier than 8:30 a.m. because adolescents have unique sleep rhythms that make it harder for them to go to sleep and wake up earlier than other people, and that sleep deprivation can affect academic achievement as well as cause other problems.

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor or Associate Rank - Archaeology | Kent State University

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:39am
US - OH - Kent, Kent State University Department of Anthropology Tenure-Track Assistant Professor or Associate Rank - Archaeology Kent State University’s Department of Anthropology invites applications for a p
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