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NYC district trains veteran educators to mentor 1st-year teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:58pm
A Bronx, N.Y., district is piloting a mentoring program to ease high turnover of new educators.  -More
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Iowa district hires more instructional coaches for PD

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:58pm
An Iowa school district is using a grant from the state's Teacher Leadership Compensation Program to expand its staff of inst -More
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Student-led IT help desk recruits female students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:58pm
Instructional-technology specialist Jennifer Scheffer recently focused on recruiting more girls for a student-run help desk.  -More
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Ill. students question district's board candidates

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:58pm
Geneva High School students in Illinois recently attended a forum to ask questions of local school board candidates.  -More
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Rare Greek, Roman coins uncovered in university's library

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:58pm
A professor and collection curator at the University at Buffalo in New York recently uncovered a box of rare silver and gold  -More
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Message to Congress: Don't leave Social Studies behind

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:58pm
Schools need to reinstate innovative approaches to teaching and engaging students in learning about their communities, their  -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:58pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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The vitality of a new movement in art must be gauged by the fury it arouses.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:58pm
Logan Pearsall Smith, essayist -More
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Another swastika at GW. This one was posted by a Jewish student.

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:00pm
A swastika was posted on the bulletin board of a Jewish fraternity in a George Washington University dorm on Monday, leading upset students to immediately report it to police.The symbol — recognized as an emblem of hate from Nazi Germany — apparently came from an internal source: A member of the fraternity, who is Jewish, admitted that he posted it there. The student said that he brought it back from a spring break trip to India, according to university officials.Read full article >>






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Montgomery seeks state waiver that would allow school year to end on time

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:41pm
Montgomery County is seeking a state waiver to compensate for three days of required instruction that students missed when classes were canceled amid the winter’s snow and ice, officials said Wednesday.Read full article >>






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Bits Blog: Pearson Under Fire for Monitoring Students’ Twitter Posts

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:31pm
Pearson, the education publishing giant, describes its practice of monitoring social media posts as a test-security measure, but some parents say the practice is unfair and invasive for students.






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Fifth Grade Humanities Teacher | The Overlake School

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:25pm
US - WA - Redmond, Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in English, History, or a related field Minimum two years relevant teaching experience Computer literate and technologically proficient Desired
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Motherlode Blog: Sometimes a Cardboard Sled Is All You Need

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:09pm
Defeating the late-winter-blues with duct tape.






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Strauss: Seven practical tips to help teachers get through their day

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:10am
Heather Wheat is a veteran high school English teacher in Colorado who authors a blog called “wanderingbarkhumanities” for which she writes about teaching and learning. Here, she offers seven practical tips for teachers to help them get through their days — advice that may not be learned in teacher training courses.  Wheat writes that these tips have “saved” her “literally or figuratively” for the last seven years. Here they are:Read full article >>
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Engineering | Robert Morris University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 9:42am
US - PA - Moon Township, Robert Morris University (RMU), founded in 1921, is one of the leading universities in the Pittsburgh region. RMU provides a professinally focused education with an emphasis on engaged learning and i
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