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How to help students maintain their "gritty" side

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Students are born "gritty," but the protective nature of adults can cause students to lose their grit as they become grownups -More
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Va. to replace some assessments with project-based learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Students in elementary and middle schools in Virginia will take fewer assessments next year under a bill recently signed by t -More
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Mo. high school to offer Holocaust course, drops geography

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Increased student interest in the Holocaust and Germany has led to a change in electives offered at Maryville High School in  -More
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Why digital citizenship should be on the minds of educators

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Digital citizenship should be at the forefront of every school leader's mind, said Technology Information Center for Administ -More
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Artists and Colo. students create art using surrendered guns

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Seniors in a political action class at Centaurus High School in Lafayette, Colo., will work with artists to create an exhibit -More
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Fla. school honors Holocaust victims, survivors with memorial

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Students and faculty at Olympic Heights Community High School near Boca Raton, Fla., along with 25 Holocaust survivors, recen -More
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Common Core Literacy in History and Social Studies: Now What?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Join us Tuesday, April 8, for our next NCSS Tuesday Webinar.  -More
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Ken Burns, Henry Louis Gates to speak at NCSS 2014

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Filmmaker Ken Burns and historians Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Eric Foner headline the notable list of conference speakers.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Beware of the man who won't be bothered with details.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
William Feather, American publisher -More
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The Learning Network Blog: Weekly News Quiz | April 1-7, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:50pm
A title-winning game, a Supreme Court ruling, a retirement announcement and an anniversary: How many of the 10 questions in this week’s news quiz can you answer correctly?






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Workforce Education Director, BFET and LTO Programs | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:48pm
US - WA - Bellevue, Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience in human resources, student development, business management, employment and/or social ser
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Langley High School students heading to (mock) trial

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:43pm

The students at Langley High School in McLean are going to court, taking part in a mock trial Tuesday as part of its annual case day event examining Supreme Court decisions.

The program allows the students at the school to learn more about the country’s highest court in the land, the constitution and how decisions by the justices affect the lives of Americans.

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Internal Control Accountant | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:42pm
US - WA - Bellevue, MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. Three years of experience working in an accounting position Advanced Excel skills Must be able to work in
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Associate Director, North Campus Operations | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:38pm
US - WA - Bellevue, Bachelors degree or Associates degree in a field such as business administration or adult education, and a minimum of five years of related work experience. Experience in supervising and ma
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Ten trends from The Post’s new top high schools list

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:22pm

Since the America’s Most Challenging High Schools list began in 1998, I have learned something new every year. For instance, a surprise trend of rejecting football has appeared. Here are some other key lessons of the 2014 version that just launched:

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