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Canadian students help build community food gardens for 4 senior homes

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
Students in a Grade 12 workshop class at a school in Alberta, Canada, recently put together 17 raised gardening boxes to crea -More
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NCSS Tuesday webinar: Flipping the Social Studies Classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
The next NCSS Tuesday webinar is "Flipping the Social Studies Classroom," June 3 at 8 p.m. EDT.  -More
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Volunteer opportunities

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committee.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:35pm
Vince Lombardi, American football player and coach -More
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Bookstore Buyer | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:27pm
US - WA - Bellevue,  Qualifications/Core Competencies: Minimum Qualifications: Associate's degree and one year of full-time experience in retail buying or purchasing merchandise for sale; or equivalent edu
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Payroll Coordinator, | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:20pm
US - WA - Bellevue, Qualifications/Core Competencies: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate degree or equivalent education and experience Three years of fiscal or payroll experience; OR equivalent combinati
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Motherlode Blog: The Computer Code for Parental Feelings of Inadequacy

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 1:06pm
That steady stream of articles deeming coding “the new lingua franca” and coding education the holy grail for kids flowing by on social media and dropping into your in-box makes coding the hot new parent guilt trip.






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Administrative Assistant II - Social Work | Texas A&M University - Central Texas

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 12:29pm
US - TX - Killeen, Administrative Assistant II – Social Work   Texas A&M University-Central Texas offers a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of the development of a new institution! Texas A&am
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New principals announced for Alexandria middle schools

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 11:54am

An educator from Houston has been chosen to guide Francis C. Hammond Middle School as its principal when it reopens next September as one large school instead of three small ones.

Meilin Jao will lead the re-consolidated school, Alexandria superintendent Alvin L. Crawley announced Sunday. She will work with three academic principals and a dean of students in a new leadership structure designed to nurture personal relationships with students in a larger setting.

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Fairfax County schools to consider calendar changes

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 11:37am

Fairfax County School Superintendent Karen Garza is proposing significant changes to the school calendar for next fall, a move that would eliminate early elementary school release on Mondays and would effectively add 10 days to the schedule to account for inclement weather.

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Prince George’s school celebrates its 50th anniversary

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 11:35am

The students at James McHenry Elementary School in Prince George’s County recently held a day-long celebration of the school’s golden anniversary by taking a step back in time to recognize other events and births that took place in 1963-1964.

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Motherlode Blog: Long After a Divorce, the Question of Family Photographs Lingers

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:59am
All of the photographs from my entire childhood were taken while my parents were married. What do I do with them now?






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Strauss: Spain’s king-to-be went to Georgetown University

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:39am

Spain’s Prince Felipe, who is about to become the new king of his country, went to high school in Canada, college in Madrid, and earned a master’s degree at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Felipe’s father, King Juan Carlos, announced Monday morning that he would abdicate in favor of his son, who is 46 and whose full name is Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y de Grecia.

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Reference and Instruction Librarian | University of Houston-Clear lake

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:02am
US - TX - Houston, Minimum Requirements: Master’s in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution. Six months of work experience in an academic, public, or school library setting. Must possess working knowle
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 9:54am
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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MENLO COLLEGE - Silicon Valley’s Business School, Associate or Full Professor in Psychology | Menlo College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 9:32am
US - CA - Atherton, MENLO COLLEGE - Silicon Valley’s Business School Associate or Full Professor in Psychology   The College Menlo College's mission is to develop future leaders through a liberal a
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Strauss: Racist stereotypes in Hong Kong textbooks spark controversy

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 9:09am

A controversy has arisen in Hong Kong as a result of new textbooks that stereotype different nationalities in exercises intended to teach multiculturalism to young students. From a blog called Hongwrong.com comes the following pictures from textbooks, published by a Singapore company called Educational Publishing House Ltd. .

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