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New teacher shares how professional connections supported her in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
First-year teacher Kate Miller writes in this blog post that her professional connections with mentor teachers, collaborative -More
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Observation rooms, cameras give Ariz. teachers a unique view for PD

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
The Center for Teacher Development in Paradise Valley Unified School District in Arizona is using two-way mirrors and live-st -More
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Program encourages student dialogue on Twitter

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
Many schools have put limits on the use of social media in the classroom, but some educators are supporting sites such as Twi -More
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Foreign-language students from Ohio visit Belize and Germany

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
Twenty students from River View High School in Coshocton County, Ohio, spent their recent winter break either in Germany or B -More
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Fla. middle-schoolers remember 14 fallen astronauts

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
The 14 fallen astronauts of the 1986 Challenger and 2003 Columbia space shuttle missions were remembered Tuesday by a group o -More
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CUFA annual meeting call for proposals

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
The College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) of NCSS invites proposals for scholarship to be presented at its annual me -More
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Introduction to technology integration in the social studies classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
Technology integration is all around us and social studies teachers need the tools necessary to teach their students critical -More
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Editor's Choice Award for Excellence in Education Content

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
With its new Editor's Choice Award for Excellence in Education Content, SmartBlog on Education will recognize two educators e -More
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It is the loose ends with which men hang themselves.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 2:12pm
Zelda Fitzgerald, American writer -More
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Mobility Management Outreach Specialist | Regional Transportation Authority

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 1:15pm
US - IL - chicago, Knowledge, skills and mental development equivalent to the completion of an undergraduate degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Special Recreation, Communications, Public Relations or other re
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Children learn much from field trips that they can’t get from lectures or textbooks

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 12:12pm

The field trip, once woven into the American school experience, is in decline. More than half of schools eliminated at least some planned field trips in 2010-2011, according to the American Association of School Administrators. The practice might diminish even further if we don’t do something about it.

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Fairfax educator among finalists for National Teacher of the Year honors

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 11:14am

Fairfax County schools educator Melissa Porfirio is among four finalists for the 2014 National Teacher of the Year honors.

Porfirio, 39, who was earlier named the Virginia teacher of the year, has taught since 2005 at Crestwood Elementary in Springfield, where she currently serves as first grade teacher.

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Fairfax school system offers solutions for TJ testing problems

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 11:06am

This article has been updated.

Fairfax schools superintendent Karen Garza said Monday no student will be penalized for the widespread computer glitches that stalled the application process Saturday for those taking the entrance exam for the elite Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.

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The Learning Network: Reader Idea | Writing Book Reports With Help From New York Times Book Reviews

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 10:02am
This Reader Idea uses a New York Times book review by popular Young Adult author John Green as a mentor text to show students that book reports can go far beyond plot summaries.
    





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Food Systems / Ext - Programming & Fac Sup/ 50040 / 0041117 | University of Vermont

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 9:41am
US - VT - Burlington, Assistant/Associate Professor in Food Systems (Tenure Track)The University of Vermont seeks applicants for an Assistant or Associate Professor in Food Systems, a new tenure track faculty position tha
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