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Students research, create exhibits honoring Canada's war history

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Students at Waterdown District High School in Ontario recently hosted a classroom exhibit to showcase Canadian war history an -More
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Maker Movement marks a turning point in education

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
A new industrial revolution is underway with the modern Maker Movement, in which classrooms and lessons are designed to foste -More
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Should educators stay connected during the summer?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Principal Matt Renwick reflects in this blog post on a dilemma that all connected educators face -- whether to stay connected -More
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La. initiative teaches educators about workforce education

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Louisiana teachers are learning how to prepare students for an anticipated boom in high-skill jobs in the state.  -More
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How games can motivate, engage students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Games are powerful motivators for students, asserts computer science teacher Douglas Kiang, who spoke on the topic during a r -More
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Va. students to explore history by traveling on the James River

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Students from 17 high schools in Virginia this summer are traveling on the James River to learn about the state's geography,  -More
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Utah program trains teens in money management

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
About 60 teens from 11 Utah counties are teaching their peers about financial literacy this summer, as part of a program run  -More
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Scholarships for first-time NCSS Annual Conference attendees

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high quality professional development is important to the professional  -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Too hot to go outside?  -More
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Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Henry Ford, American industrialist -More
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Strauss: Will the FCC ignore educators in modernizing key U.S. technology program?

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:31pm

This post is a rebuttal to one that I published a few days ago about the federal “E-Rate” program — which offers discounts for schools and libraries to get Internet access and telecommunications — under the headline “A watershed moment for technology in education.” The earlier piece was co-written by Julius Genachowski, managing director of The Carlyle Group and former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, and Jim Coulter, a commissioner of the bi-partisan Leading Education by Advancing Digital Commission, and co-founder and chief executive officer of TPG Holdings. Genachowski and Coulter urged the Federal Communications Commission to approve at its meeting this Friday a plan to start to modernize the E-Rate program. Genachowski and Coulter wrote that the proposal “is a first step in this modernization, which redirects over $2 billion in existing E-Rate funds out of unnecessary reserves and into classroom Wi-Fi installations and upgrades” and that this “first step would positively impact six million students in the coming year.”

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Motherlode Blog: Stir-Fries, Mastered. Next Up, the Easy Vegetarian Gratin

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:07pm
Looking for an easy way to incorporate vegetables into a simple summer meal? This week, the meat-loving Ruder family tries a gratin.






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History Teaching/ Social Science Teaching (Open Rank) | Brigham Young University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:45am
US - UT - Provo, Those with a strong research agenda and exceptional teaching ability are encouraged to apply. Salary commensurate with rank. BYU is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants must apply on-line https
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