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Survey highlights mobile-learning trends

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
Mobile learning -- tablets, bring-your-own-device programs and other initiatives -- is having a significant influence on teac -More
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N.J. high-schoolers stage crash to discourage DUI, texting while driving

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
To raise awareness about the dangers of intoxication and texting while driving, students at North Hunterdon High School in Ne -More
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Ore. students campaign to replace paper towels in school's bathrooms

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
A group of five Oregon high-school seniors who studied how much their school district spent on paper towels persuaded adminis -More
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NCSS Teacher of the Year Awards -- Deadline extended

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
The deadline for nominations for the NCSS Social Studies Teacher of the Year Awards has been extended!  -More
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Become a social studies leader

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
NCSS is seeking candidates for Vice President, and the Board of Directors.  -More
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To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:02pm
Alphonse de Lamartine, French writer and politician -More
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The Learning Network: Year-End Roundup, 2013-14 | Math, Science, Health and Technology

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 12:55pm
All the Science, Math, Health and Technology lessons we published this year — with links back to our 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 collections.






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Wilson High principal comes out as gay at school’s Pride Day

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 11:57am

Wilson High School Principal Pete Cahall came out to his students as gay at a school-wide Pride Day event Tuesday, shaking as he said that he had “hid in the shadows for the last 50 years” but was inspired by his students to declare his sexual orientation openly.

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The Learning Network: Found Poem Favorite | ‘I want to be a pilot’

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 11:07am
This poem, by Kayla C., is one of the 11 winners of our Found Poem Student Contest. Come back every weekday through June 17 to read another.






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Prince George’s to discuss how to increase the number of fathers involved in education

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 10:50am

Prince George’s school board member Curtis Valentine, a former middle school teacher, hosted a forum in February to discuss ways to increase the number of male teachers in the school district.

On Thursday night at Dr. Henry A. Wise High School, Valentine will take the lead again, discussing another topic he is familiar with.

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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 6:44am
US - WA - Seattle, The Department of Urban Design and Planning invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Planning to start September 15, 2014. We seek candidates
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Strauss: Parent: Why I can’t ‘in good conscience’ leave my kids in public school

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 6:01am

Lynne Rigby and her husband Brad live outside of Orlando, Florida, with their five children who have attended a Seminole County public elementary school. Rigby, a former public school teacher and photographer, wrote a letter to state and local officials explaining why, with great sadness, she and her husband are pulling their children out of public schools. No longer, she says, can she accept the effect that high-stakes standardized testing and other school reform measures are having on her children. She posted the letter on her blog so that her friends could see it, and she has gotten a much bigger response than she expected.

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Financial Services Analyst 3 (4628U) Job #18001 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 5:53am
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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