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Obama administration issues guidance on ELL students' rights

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:46pm
President Barack Obama's administration recently released guidelines about the civil rights of English-language learners.  -More
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Can NYC's policy for mandatory flu vaccines for students help reduce spread?

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:46pm
New York has followed New Jersey and Connecticut by mandating flu shots for preschool children.  -More
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Teacher: Go beyond textbooks to teach social studies under Common Core

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:46pm
Textbooks alone will not allow teachers to meet the goals of Common Core State Standards in social studies and history, educa -More
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Time capsule placed by Samuel Adams, Paul Revere opened in Boston

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:46pm
Five newspapers, 23 coins, a George Washington medal, a colonial records replica and a silver plaque were taken this week fro -More
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Calif. after-school gardening program produces food for school meals

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:46pm
Students in a California elementary school have partnered with a community organization for an after-school garden project ca -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:46pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Teaching the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework: Exploring Inquiry-Based Instruction in Social Studies

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:46pm
An indispensable guide for teachers implementing the C3 Framework, this new book from NCSS Publications consists of model les -More
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Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:46pm
Albert Einstein, German-American theoretical physicist -More
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology | Bowdoin College

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:19pm
US - ME - Brunswick, Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions.  Please visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to submit a c.v., a letter of application, sample syllabi, and the names and contact information for
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Visiting Assisstant Professor of Anthropology | Bowdoin College

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:19pm
US - ME - Brunswick, Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions.  Please visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to submit a c.v., a letter of application, sample syllabi, and the names and contact information for
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Degrees of Education: Obama’s College Proposal Is Also a Bid to Rev the Economy

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:14pm
Rising education levels were a crucial factor in America’s economic growth. The president hopes they can be again.
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Academics Can't Shy Away From Public Role

Education Week - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:07pm
To remain relevant, university faculty must engage with K-12 practitioners in the field, writes Robert Pianta.
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Scholars' Findings Must Be Part of K-12 Conversation

Education Week - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:05pm
Higher education institutions should help spread word of their K-12 findings, Harvard's James Ryan says.
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Focus Research on K-12 Practice Needs

Education Week - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:05pm
Higher educators need to translate their research on K-12 practice into actionable information, Karen Gallagher says.
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Motherlode Blog: Sleep’s Marketing Problem: You ‘Have To’ Go to Bed.

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 1:39pm
Sleep needs a new ad campaign, and parents need to sell it. Why don’t we remind our children of how good it feels, and how good it is for us, instead of the way we tend to insist on it?






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The Learning Network: Theater Games: Our Contribution to ‘Kids’ Night on Broadway’

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 12:18pm
Since Kids’ Night on Broadway is presented in New York City by The New York Times, The Learning Network helped out this year by creating two games to go into the program.






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Strauss: Teacher: The greatest gifts students have given me that can’t be purchased or wrapped

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:45am
With the education debate focused so much on policy and standards, it is easy to forget what actually goes on in classrooms beyond test-taking. This post reminds us of the real stuff of teaching and learning. It was written by Jess Burnquist is a veteran high school teacher and writer who works in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. Her writing has appeared in TIME.COM, The Frisky, xojane, mommyish.com, and she is a regular contributor to Life of the Law. You can see her work at www.jessburnquist.com.Read full article >>






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