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Ideas for developing effective grading practices

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
Teachers should consider why they grade, what they grade and how their grading practices affect student learning when craftin -More
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Texas education board affirms state standards for history classes

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
The Texas State Board of Education voted last week to require teachers to stick with the state's curriculum for all history c -More
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Capstone courses focus on teaching advanced research, writing skills

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
The College Board is piloting a two-year Advanced Placement Capstone course in 26 states to teach students in-depth research, -More
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Educators share tips for tablet integration

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
Tablets must be integrated meaningfully into the classroom to yield positive results, according to three educators who have d -More
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Calif. school honored for 13,000 book donation for African libraries

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
Jordan Middle School in Palo Alto, Calif., has been recognized by the Africa Library Project for eight years of contributions -More
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Pa. 3rd-graders make pinwheels to celebrate Day of Peace

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
Third-graders at West Broad Street Elementary School in Pennsylvania marked the International Day of Peace -- officially obse -More
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Nicholas Kristof -- NCSS Annual Conference Speaker

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
Nicholas Kristof has been a columnist for The New York Times since 2001.  -More
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The Green Book: Finding Safe Passage in Jim Crow America

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
"The Green Book: Finding Safe Passage in Jim Crow America" is about a road guide that listed places eager to do business with -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
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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It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:43pm
Henry David Thoreau, American writer and naturalist -More
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The people behind college matchmaking: School counselors and admission officers

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:59pm

INDIANAPOLIS — Robyn Lady, a high school counseling chief from Northern Virginia, cruised the halls of the Indiana Convention Center late last week to schmooze with other counselors and admissions professionals at the nation’s largest gathering of college matchmakers.

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Motherlode Blog: Spanking Isn’t Culture. It’s a Cycle of Abuse.

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:45pm
Adrian Peterson shouldn’t sell himself short. He is where he is today in spite of his father, not because of him, and what he learned from him now threatens his career and his family.






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Two School Districts Share Urban Education Prize

Education Week - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:17pm
The Gwinnett County, Ga., and Orange County, Fla., school systems this year will share the Broad Prize for Urban Education, which recognizes school systems that improve academic achievement while narrowing achievement gaps.
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School districts add security cameras

Education Week - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:15pm
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