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Minn. teacher proposes renaming Columbus Day as First Peoples Day

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 2:56pm
Scott Bender, a social studies teacher at Red Wing High School in Minnesota, is urging the Red Wing Human Rights Commission,  -More
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Ala. 4th-graders document state's historical markers

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 2:56pm
Veteran fourth-grade teacher Vernice McSwain recently encouraged her students at Lakewood Elementary School in Phenix City, A -More
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Social Studies for the Next Generation: Purposes, Practices, and Implications of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 2:56pm
New from NCSS Publications, this book breaks new ground with its inquiry-based framework for enhancing social studies state s -More
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Be an NCSS leader! Serve on an NCSS Operations Committee

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 2:56pm
NCSS is seeking applicants to serve on NCSS Operations Committees.  -More
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You are remembered for the rules you break.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 2:56pm
Douglas MacArthur, American military leader -More
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Strauss: How investing in paste and crayons can help save Detroit and other big cities

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 1:30pm

What will save Detroit and other ailing big U.S. cities? Here’s an idea from Conor P. Williams, a proud product of Michigan’s public schools, and currently a senior researcher in the New America Foundation’s Early Education Initiative. Follow him on Twitter: @conorpwilliams. This first appeared on the Shanker blog.

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The Learning Network Blog: Skills Practice | Cause and Effect

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 1:12pm
Use reporting on the weather at the Sochi Olympics and around the U.S. this winter to practice the skill of identifying cause and effect.
    





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Visiting Teaching and Research Consultant Librarian | Linfield College

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 1:01pm
US - OR - McMinnville, MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library program required. Please follow this link for a complete description and information on the online process for submitting your complete application: ht
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Widener University Head Football Coach | Widener University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 11:42am
US - PA - Chester, Widener University’s Office of Athletics is currently seeking candidates for a Head Football Coach vacancy to be responsible for all aspects of the football program to include; recruitment/retention,
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Visiting Position in Anthropology | Connecticut College

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 11:39am
US - CT - New London, The Department of Anthropology at Connecticut College invites applications for a one-year, full-time visiting appointment carrying the possibility of a one-year renewal. Candidates must be qualified
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Strauss: Map: How much snow it takes to close U.S. schools

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 11:29am

How much snow does it take to close schools? It depends on where you. Here’s a map put together by Reddit user Alexandr Trubetskoy which answers the question (with explanations).

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The Learning Network Blog: Do Kids Need Recess?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 9:28am
Is recess just for elementary school students, or should students in middle school — or even high school — have some form of recess or unstructured time?
    





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Why Recognizing Emotions Is a School Leadership Necessity

Education Week - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 9:03am
Principals and other leaders must make tuning into their schools' emotional climates a priority, write Kyle E. Blanchfield and Peter D. Ladd.
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Obama's ConnectED Initiative Gets Major FCC, Corporate Financial Support

Education Week - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 9:02am
The program to upgrade schools' Web connectivity will be getting $2 billion in repurposed E-rate dollars and $750 million in goods and services from seven companies.
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Congressional Talk Swirls Around Early-Education Proposals

Education Week - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 9:00am
As the issue gains momentum, lawmakers are debating the right role for the federal government in early-childhood education, with a variety of proposals on the table.
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Staff Research Assoc II (9612C) #17051 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 7:10am
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, generat
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