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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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C3: Gather Sources, Evaluate Evidence, & Develop Claims for Valid Argumentation

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Given the massive amount of information that is available today, knowing how to locate and effectively use information, and a -More
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Victory is in the quality of competition, not the final score.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:08pm
Mike Marshall, American baseball player -More
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D.C. mayoral hopefuls weigh in on proposals for school boundaries and access

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:46am

Days after Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) released proposals to overhaul the District’s school boundaries and student-assignment policies, the two mayoral hopefuls in the November election said they would not support any plan that eliminates neighborhood high schools.

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Strauss: Colbert’s ‘Common Core Confusion’

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:32am

Stephen Colbert took on the Common Core State Standards on his “Colbert Report” on Tuesday night, and it was hilarious. Here’s the video and below a partial transcript:

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Are extracurriculars crowding out study?

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:18am

After nearly 40 years as an elementary school teacher and an additional seven years as a high school math tutor, Betsy Sanford of Kensington has heard many complaints about too much homework. She doesn’t think that’s right.

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Motherlode Blog: Parents Should Coach Academics as Seriously as They Do Sports

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:08am
Train little Seymour for the 2028 Olympics, and people might laugh. But prepare Sofia for the 2028 International Math Olympiad, and they’d think you were crazy.






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What You Don’t Know About Financial Aid (but Should)

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:00am
Students have more tools than ever to decipher and compare financial aid packages. But why is it still so confusing, and why can’t you afford what colleges say you can?
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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Inventive College Courses

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:48am
Why are more college professors trying to be more engaging in the classroom?






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The Learning Network Blog: To Whom, or What, Would You Like to Write a Thank-You Note?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:46am
A much-emailed Times article about the art of the thank-you note suggests that the handwritten note showing gratitude is making a comeback in the era of digital communication. If you could pen a handwritten note of thanks to anyone or anything, whom, or what, would you write to? Why?






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Executive Director, Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership (0379U) #17665 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:24am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generat
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Direct Loan Program Specialist (4528U) #17699 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:24am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generat
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Museum Preparator (9634C) #17683 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:24am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generat
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Assistant Vice Chancellor, Development | University of California, Riverside

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:00am
US - CA - Riverside, University Advancement is in search of two Assistant Vice Chancellors (AVCs) to report directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor, Development, and serve on the senior Development leadership team. The
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 6:33am
US - WA - Seattle, The Department of Urban Design and Planning invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Planning to start September 15, 2014. We seek candidates
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