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Mass. educators engage students in voting, election topics

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Students in a senior constitutional law class at a Massachusetts high school have been discussing whether voting is a right o -More
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How 2 teachers use musical parodies in history lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Musical parodies can be used to help students' sense of history lessons -- especially when they create the lyrics themselves  -More

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Colo. receives results of new social studies exams

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Results for Colorado's new science and social studies tests show 17% of fourth- and seventh-graders scored at the two highest -More
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School tech director shares tips for expanding wireless

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Lessons learned during the expansion of a Pennsylvania district's Internet capacity could provide a road map for others, Joe  -More
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How tablets can help educators remove learning barriers

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Tablet-based technology is helping therapists and special-education teachers in some Minnesota schools remove learning barrie -More
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Retired school leader donates education collection to Smithsonian

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History recently received an 800-piece gift representing two centuries of educa -More
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Students mix math, history to create replica of U.S. flag

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Students at a Washington state elementary school learned math and history by donning red, white and blue ponchos and creating -More
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Follow the Annual Conference on Twitter

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Follow @Ncssnetwork on Twitter for program updates, changes, reminders, special offers and reports on speakers and sessions.  -More
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Get connected

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Connect with your NCSS member colleagues on Connected, the NCSS member networking site.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 3:01pm
Seneca, Roman philosopher -More
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Motherlode Blog: A Family’s Truth About Marijuana Depends on the Family

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 2:12pm
Reporting on five families with wildly divergent ideas about what to teach their kids about marijuana, from no tolerance to offering to roll the joints and make nachos.






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Fairfax graduate James McLaughlin among five winners of high school football honor

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 1:56pm

A recent Fairfax County schools graduate who now plays football at Georgetown University is among five recipients of a prestigious award by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.

James McLaughlin, a 2014 graduate of W.T. Woodson High School, is among five college athletes to earn the accolade for accomplishments in high school. The National High School Scholar-Athlete award has been given to 101 students since 1991 for academic achievement, athletic accomplishments and community engagement. Past recipients include Colts quarterback and Stanford University graduate Andrew Luck.

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