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Educator: Effective teacher PD drives students' achievement

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:25pm
Quality professional-development programs for teachers are the single greatest thing that educators can do to help students l -More
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BYOD helps more districts support one-to-one programs

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:25pm
More school districts are inviting students to bring and use their digital devices in the classroom as part of bring-your-own -More
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Scientists in Va. to fold social studies into climate research

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:25pm
Researchers in Virginia will investigate population growth and the economy, among other topics, as part of a federal grant-fu -More
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S.C. students to plant sequoia trees for the environment, boost tourism

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:25pm
A group of high-school students in Lexington County, S.C., will plant, care for and keep records on foot-tall sequoia tree se -More
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Answering Ferguson in the Social Studies Classroom: A perspective from St. Louis

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:25pm
In this special article for Socialstudies.org, Alexander Cuenca, an NCSS member in St.  -More
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NCSS Annual Conference speaker -- Eric Foner

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:25pm
Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University, is one of the country's most prominent historians.  -More

Assistant or Associate Professor in Social Studies Education
Plymouth State University

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New principal announced for Fairfax’s Hayfield Secondary

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:48pm

Martin Grimm, who currently serves as principal of Centreville High School, will take over as principal at Hayfield Secondary School, administration officials said.

Grimm, who has been principal at Centreville since July 2012, will assume his new role Oct. 1.

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Motherlode Blog: To Aid Children’s Cancer Care, Mothers Go Bald

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:55am
To raise funds and awareness for pediatric cancer research, mothers shave their heads in solidarity with their cancer-affected children.






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$125,000 Salary for Master Social Studies Middle School Teachers! | The Equity Project Charter School

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:31am
US - NY - New York, Apply to teach at TEP! Featured in The New York Times and on 60 Minutes, The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School is the school that pays its teachers a $125,000 salary to work on a team of maste
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History-loving student from Montgomery to interview U.S. archivist for Constitution Day

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:04am

It’s Constitution Day — and the most momentous one yet for 16-year-old Adalia Jimenez.

The Montgomery County junior was selected to interview Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero as part of a Constitution Day event that will be live-streamed Wednesday. It is sponsored through a partnership of the White House and Discovery Education, with 13,000 classrooms signed on, Discovery officials said.

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Kansas to Withhold Student Test Data

Education Week - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:02am
Federal education officials have granted a request from Kansas to not release test results that experts say are invalid due to technical problems.
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