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Colo. teacher leads lessons on yoga in Calming Kids program

NCSS Smartbrief - 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

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

NCSS Smartbrief - 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

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

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese artist, poet and writer -More
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D.C. State Board of Education member elected to lead national association

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:42pm

Mary Lord, vice president of the D.C. State Board of Education, was elected president of the National Association of State Boards of Education for 2015.

Lord, a journalist and Dupont Circle resident, has served on the D.C. state board since its inception in 2007.

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Strauss: Are education groups really listening to their members?

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:30pm

“It is a recurring narrative about how the leadership in so many education organizations is more responsive to those in power than to those whom they represent.” That comes from the following post about how one particular organization, the New York State PTA, dealt with the requests of some local members over the issue of high-stakes testing. It was written by award-winning Principal Carol Burris of South Side High School in New York, who was named New York’s 2013 High School Principal of the Year by the School Administrators Association of New York and the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and in 2010, tapped as the 2010 New York State Outstanding Educator by the School Administrators Association of New York State. (You can read some of her work on the botched implementation of the Common Core in New York state here, here, here and here.)

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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Review of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:46am
Here are the first six paragraphs of the Nov. 11 video game review, “In This Future War, Soldiers Are Part Superhero.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?






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Program Coordinator (4168U) #18915 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 6:59am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generatin
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The Learning Network: What Have Been Your Experiences With Catcalling or Other Kinds of Street Harassment?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 6:04am
Had you seen the viral video “10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman” we post here? What is your reaction to it? Do you think your reaction depends on whether you are female or male? Why or why not?






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