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The Learning Network Blog: Weekly News Quiz | March 25-31, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:02pm
A Supreme Court argument, a Facebook purchase, climate change and more: How many of the 10 questions in this week’s news quiz can you answer correctly?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Weekly News Quiz | March 25-31, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:02pm
A Supreme Court argument, a Facebook purchase, climate change and more: How many of the 10 questions in this week’s news quiz can you answer correctly?
    





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Lecturer - Sociology | University of California, Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:32pm
US - CA - Berkeley, RECRUITMENT PERIOD Open March 31, 2014-February 5, 2016 Applications will be accepted through February 5, 2016. The position is open until filled. DESCRIPTION The Department of Sociology
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How to create thoughtful history, social studies lesson plans

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
Finding a balance between spontaneity and well-crafted lesson plans for social studies and history can be a challenge, especi -More
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Australian students explore personal family ties to WWI service members

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
A renewed interest in history is taking place at Goondiwindi State High School on the New South Wales-Queensland border in Au -More
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Calif. students study life story of Cesar Chavez

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
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Connecting with the Past
The Ashbrook Center sponsors a series of colloquia at historic sites that invite teachers to connect with key people and ideas from American history. During a recent colloquium at Mount Vernon, teachers connected with our first president on a deeper level. Their inspiring takeaways can be found here.

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Educators' group opposes ending some social studies tests in Okla.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
The Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies has expressed opposition to a state Senate bill that would end the mandate for th -More
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Should schools change students' grades based on AP exam scores?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
A recent review found that some high schools in Orange County, Fla., raise the grades of Advanced Placement students based on -More
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Ohio district's electronic library grows with help of NBA star

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
Akron Public Schools students in Ohio now have access to a growing catalog of electronic books, thanks to donors that include -More
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Calif. agriculture students, teachers protest proposed cuts

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
More than 50 students from four California high schools and their teachers recently traveled to Sacramento to rally against p -More
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Elementary-school students send cards to peers after Wash. landslide

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
Wildwood Elementary School's student council in Puyallup, Wash., recently led their peers in a schoolwide card-writing campai -More
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NCSS Tuesday webinars

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
Through June 10, NCSS presents a different professional development every Tuesday evening.  -More
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NCSS Live Learning Center

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
The NCSS Live Learning Center features selected NCSS Annual Conference Session recordings to keep you current on the trends i -More
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Editor's Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
With its new Editor's Choice Content Award, SmartBlog on Education will recognize two educators each month for creating conte -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:29pm
H.L. Mencken, American journalist -More
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Strauss: Teacher: Over-tested zombies are invading my classroom

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:06pm

What are the effects of over-testing on students? Mary Tedrow, who teaches high school English in Virginia, explains. Tedrow co-directs the Northern Virginia Writing Project and is a National Board Certified Teacher as well as a member and past fellow of the Teacher Leaders Network. She blogs at Walking to School.

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