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Assistant Professor of Global Studies and Anthropology | Pacific Lutheran University

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:53pm
US - WA - Tacoma, The Pacific Lutheran University Global Studies Program and Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with a joint appointment to Glo
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Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology | Nazarbayev University

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:52pm
KAZ - Nationwide, Applicants should submit a cover letter describing your management style and how your interest and previous experience will contribute to the building of the Department and School, a statement of teac
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Instructor/ Assistant Professor of Sociology | Bowdoin College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:37pm
US - ME - Brunswick, The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Bowdoin College seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in Sociology beginning fall 2015. The successful can
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Strauss: 50 ways schools ‘cheat’ on high-stakes standardized tests

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:36pm

In March 2013, Atlanta Schools superintendent Beverly Hall and 34 other educators and administrators were charged in a 65-count indictment on racketeering charges in what prosecutors say was a conspiracy to cheat on high-stakes standardized tests. Those 35 were just a fraction of the more than 175 principals and teachers found by state investigators in 2011 to have cheated to make it seem as if students were doing better on tests than they actually performed because the scores affected the adults’ jobs.

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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Aug. 5-11, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:13pm
Take the quiz to see what you know about these news stories, and to find links to more information about each.






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N.J. students learn about Vietnam War from veteran in summer course

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
Students at New Jersey's Verona High School who completed a college-credit summer course about the Vietnam War had the opport -More
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Ideas for teaching students to "close read" movies

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
Analyzing film techniques, such as positioning of actors in the scene and camera angles, helps students develop a deeper unde -More
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Education Department to release guidelines for standards, tests

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
States soon could have more guidance from the U.S.  -More
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Texas schools to implement mandatory financial literacy

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
Texas K-8 educators this year will begin implementing a new mandatory personal financial literacy curriculum.  -More
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Librarian reviews apps for educators

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
There are a number of mobile applications available to assist with students' learning and teachers' efficiency, according to  -More
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Ill. students help Easter Seals patients with public speaking

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
A group of Illinois high school students recently worked with Easter Seals participants to help them develop their public-spe -More
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Group of N.Y. students complete social justice leadership program

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
Students in the summer Social Justice Leadership Academy in New York have wrapped up their five-week study of urban community -More
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Become a CAEP Program reviewer

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:04pm
NCSS seeks members to serve as reviewers of university social studies teacher education programs for the Council for the Accr -More
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