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9-11 Commemoration Resources

2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. NCSS has collected resources from its journals Social Education, Social Studies and the Young Learner, and Middle Level Learning that teachers can use when preparing to teach about 9-11 and acknowledge the upcoming anniversary. Also listed are several additional online resources.    --> read more »

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ASCD Express on "Why Social Studies Matters"


The August 4 issue of _ASCD EXPRESS_ examines the importance of social studies and civic learning in schools, and includes an article by NCSS President Sue Blanchette.   --> read more »

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NAEP U.S. History Release Webinar June 14


Please join the National Assessment Governing Board on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 11 a.m. EDT for a live webinar to release the results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) U.S. History 2010, Grades, 4, 8, and 12.   --> read more »

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2011 Board of Directors Election Results


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Goldberg Begins President Term at NCSS


Silver Spring, Md. – September 6, 2010 – Steven A. Goldberg, a high school teacher and department chairman at New Rochelle High School in New Rochelle, New York, is the new President of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), the nation’s largest professional organization for social studies educators. He began his one-year term July 1, 2010.   --> read more »

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Blanchette Begins President-Elect Term at NCSS


Silver Spring, Md. – September 8, 2010 – Susan (Sue) J. Blanchette, a former high school teacher in Dallas, Texas, is the new President-elect of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), the nation’s largest professional organization for social studies educators. Blanchette began her 20010-11 term on July 1, 2010. She is in line to become NCSS President in 2011-12.   --> read more »

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Moore Begins Vice President Term at NCSS


Silver Spring, Md. – September 2, 2010 – John Moore, an associate professor of middle level and secondary social studies education at Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Ky., is the new Vice President of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), the nation’s largest professional organization for social studies educators. He began his one-year term July 1, 2010.   --> read more »

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New Co-Editors for Social Studies and the Young Learner


Andrea Libresco and Jeannette Balantic have been chosen to be co-editors of Social Studies and the Young Learner for a five-year term beginning with the September/October 2011 issue.   --> read more »

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Survey on World History


National Council for the Social Studies and the National Council for History Education are working together to gather information on the state of world history education, and have developed a brief survey. NCSS and NCHE will use the information gathered in this survey to help us determine the needs of world history teachers.   --> read more »

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