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A worthwhile opportunity for public high schools

Education News from Washington Post - January 6, 2016 - 2:16pm
If you are a principal, teacher, student, parent, school board member, or community member of a high school in the United States, read this.









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Mich. 10th-graders seek signs marking 1800s canal site

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
Tenth-grade US history students at a Michigan school recently presented a proposal to local officials to erect signage in a p -More
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Start the new year with student-led learning

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
The new year is the perfect time to allow students more control over their learning, high-school English teacher Nicholas Pro -More

Text-Dependent Comprehension of Social Studies Content
Social Studies books for grades K-8 each have an accompanying Text-Dependent Comprehension Card, which provides questions that prompt students to develop evidence-based answers. These unique resources help you improve the understanding of grade-level Social Studies content and engage students in writing effective responses to the text. FREE sampler.

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La. district aims to support new teachers with mentors

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
A Louisiana school district plans to create a mentorship program for new teachers.  -More
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Districts across US build housing for teachers

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
School districts in states such as California, Colorado, Texas and North Carolina are building apartment complexes for teache -More
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How to write a powerful education tweet

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
In this commentary, Thomas Murray, digital-learning director for the Alliance for Excellent Education, shares several tips fo -More
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Excavation for Va. hotel unearths 18th-century ship

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
Excavation for construction of a hotel on the Potomac River waterfront of Alexandria, Va., has unearthed the wooden remains o -More
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Agriculture plants seeds of real-world learning for Pa. students

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
Students at Bald Eagle High School in Wingate, Pa., soon will compete in the Pennsylvania Farm Show, where they will show the -More
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NCSS Annual Conference proposal reviewers

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
Help shape the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., by becoming an online proposal reviewer.  -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More
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Meet the 2nd annual Educators' Choice Content Award winners

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
SmartBrief Education has announced the two winners of our 2015 Educators' Choice Content Award.  -More
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If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.

NCSS Smartbrief - January 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
Seth Godin, writer and entrepreneur -More
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Maryland high school evacuated due to bomb threat

Education News from Washington Post - January 6, 2016 - 10:40am
Parkdale High School in Prince George's County has been evacuated due to a bomb threat.









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University fires professor who says Sandy Hook was a hoax

Education News from Washington Post - January 6, 2016 - 8:52am
Florida Atlantic University officially terminates James Tracy, a professor who questioned the veracity of media reports of the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.









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