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Pa. student's research project leads teacher to seek historical marker

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
Eighth-grader Dylan Haney's history research project has uncovered details of a little-known massacre that is believed to hav -More
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Students study Montana's ties to China, design tangram puzzles

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
Victor Elementary School's fifth- and sixth-graders who have been studying China's cultural influence on western Montana rece -More
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Ill. teachers co-author book on state highway

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
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Bring the Prohibition Era alive — Free Lesson Plan Download
January 16th marks the 95th anniversary of the ratification of the 18th Amendment and the beginning of the Prohibition Era. Download our totally free lesson plan on the Prohibition Era. Students will learn about the background of the 18th Amendment, the individuals who fought for and against Prohibition, and its eventual repeal — on December 5, 1933.

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Wyo. district to use project-based learning to engage students

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
The Natrona County School District in Wyoming this fall plans to introduce project-based learning in its middle and high scho -More
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Not all states receptive to high-tech overhaul of GED

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
The move to a computer-only General Educational Development test has led to some competition for the 71-year-old exam, which  -More
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Teacher predicts more BYOD, "unconferences" in the new year

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
2014 will bring an acceleration in the use of students' personal devices in the classroom, according to Ronen Habib, a teache -More
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Amazon service brings efficiency to Kindles in schools

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
Since October 2012, Amazon has offered the Whispercast service to schools and businesses -- allowing them to manage multiple  -More
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N.Y. school affected by Sandy thanks Pa. students with mural

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
Juniata Gap Elementary School in Altoona, Pa., later this week will unveil a mural from a New York school during its annual D -More
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N.C. 5th-graders lead school's recycling efforts

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
Six fifth-graders from Old Fort Elementary in North Carolina have been presenting their research on the benefits of recycling -More
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2014 NCSS Board of Directors elections

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
The 2014 Elections for the NCSS Board of Directors takes place beginning in February. Members of good standing as of Dec.  -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled, then something has been lost.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:19pm
Martha Graham, American dancer and choreographer -More
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology (Race and Ethnicity-South Asia) | University of Puget Sound

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 2:17pm
US - WA - Tacoma, Appointment: Full-time, anticipated two-year (contingent upon first-year review) visiting professor position in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology; begins fall term 2014. Respon
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology (Globalization, Work and Economic) | University of Puget Sound

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 2:16pm
US - WA - Tacoma, Appointment: Full-time, one-year visiting professor position in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology; begins fall term 2014. Responsibilities: Sociologist with expertise in th
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Fairfax magnet school applications open

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 2:07pm

The application process is now open for Fairfax parents who wish to send their children to the arts and sciences magnet programs at Bailey’s Elementary in Falls Church and Hunters Woods Elementary near Reston.

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State drops GED, switches tests

Education Week - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 1:26pm
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