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N.J. summer camp prepares students for rigors of AP coursework

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
A New Jersey high school is holding AP Pre-season, a weeklong summer camp to teach the writing, study and critical-thinking s -More
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Some states' lawmakers want to rewrite education standards

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
In at least a dozen states, criticism of the Common Core State Standards and concern that certain groups were left out of the -More
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Ideas for interactive student assessments

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
Among many strategies for checking student progress, alternative formative assessment is an effective approach that relies on -More
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Survey: Teachers expand use of digital tools

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
Teachers increasingly are using digital tools in new and exciting ways to help students learn, according to a recent survey b -More
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Wash. state 5th-graders paint mural to discourage graffiti, vandalism

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
Fifth-graders from a Vancouver, Wash., elementary school recently painted a nature-themed mural on a storage building to disc -More
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Pa. program teaches students about civil rights movement

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
Some Pennsylvania K-12 students are learning about the civil rights movement and what it means today as part of a six-week pr -More
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NCSS Webinar series -- Mapping the Nation and Get Digital

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
NCSS is offering new webinars to kick-off your school year this September: Mapping the Nation and Get Digital, a webinar seri -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
Too hot to go outside?  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
Check out the latest posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More

$125,000 Salary for Master Social Studies Middle School Teachers!
The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School

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Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:19pm
Potter Stewart, U.S. Supreme Court justice -More
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Joshu Sasaki, a Zen Master Tarnished by Abuse Claims, Dies at 107

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 1:07pm
Mr. Sasaki was one of the most influential and charismatic Zen masters in America but a tide of sex-abuse allegations emerged to cast his character and his legacy in a harsh light.
Categories: Education News

Motherlode Blog: Weekly Quandary: Sharing — or Not Sharing — a Good Babysitter

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 9:14am
A parent found, after effort, trial and error, a fabulous babysitter. Now everyone in the neighborhood is trying to get in on the act.






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