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Tuberculosis case reported at Prince George’s County high school

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:13pm

A person has been diagnosed with tuberculosis at a Prince George’s County high school, according to school district officials.

Lynn McCawley, a spokeswoman for the county school system, said the infected individual is at Potomac High School in Oxon Hill. She said she did not know whether the person is a student or a member of the school staff. She also said she did not know when the person contracted the infection.

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Chinese and Saudis lead foreign student surge at U.S. colleges and universities

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:02pm

Foreign students are entering U.S. colleges and universities in surging numbers, according to a report released Monday, with China and Saudi Arabia helping to fuel an 8 percent annual increase in international enrollment.

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Motherlode Blog: Quandary: Between Unknown Cousins and the Children’s Table, Thanksgiving Can Be Hard for Kids

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 3:08pm
Now is the moment to prepare children for Thanksgiving: show pictures of past gatherings, remind them of the names that go with faces and talk about things like interrupting, playing with younger cousins, new foods and appreciating gifts but not expecting them.






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Ga. students re-enact fall of the Berlin Wall

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
Student members of the Young Americans for Freedom at a school in Rome, Ga., marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the B -More
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W.Va. teachers collaborate for interdisciplinary unit on Ebola

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
Educators at a West Virginia middle school used the Ebola outbreak for a learning-design collaboration to teach students who  -More
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How to shift to deeper learning in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
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Free curriculum based on activist's memoir is under development

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
A free curriculum on human rights based on Nobel Peace Prize recipient and global women's education activist Malala Yousafzai -More
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What are the myths about blended learning?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
Blended learning is just as rigorous as traditional lessons and is not the same thing as distance learning, writes Barbara Ha -More
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Survey: More school libraries offer e-books to students

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
E-book usage is slowly growing among school libraries, with elementary schools showing the largest usage rates of one book fo -More
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Charity summit teaches N.C. students to pay it forward

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
About 150 high-school students and advisers from across North Carolina recently attended the Youth Giving Summit to discuss h -More
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How teachers can support students, families during military deployments

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
Educator and veteran Wendi Pillars offers advice in this blog post on supporting students and their families when military pa -More
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NCSS Annual Conference is this week!

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
The NCSS Annual Conference takes place in Boston this week!  -More
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Information for first-time conference attendees

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
Your first NCSS Annual Conference? Now that you've registered, you may be wondering what to expect.  -More
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Cast your vote for the 2014 Educators' Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:56pm
SmartBlog on Education this year launched a monthly Editor's Choice Content Award, which recognizes content written by educat -More
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