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Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful, or to discover something that is true.

William Inge, writer and clergyman -More

Editor's Choice Content Award: Meet the winners

SmartBlog on Education's monthly content award recognizes content written by educators, for educators, that inspires readers  -More

Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards

The annual NCSS Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards recognize exceptional classroom social studies teachers for grades K-6 -More

Register for the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference

Online registration is now open for the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference in New Orleans.  -More

N.J. students use research to help local service groups

Students at a Cranbury, N.J., school recently researched local service organizations for a class assignment and were encourag -More

R.I. school's 3rd-graders help beetle land state's official insect title

Third-graders at a Rhode Island school have successfully lobbied to make the endangered American burying beetle the state's o -More

Mobile apps require balancing act for schools

Mobile applications present challenges for school leaders, who are charged with securing student data while also encouraging  -More

How to bring out creativity in a standards-based environment

It's still possible to integrate creativity into classroom lessons while also preparing students for standardized tests, asse -More

How teachers can use summer break to reflect and recalibrate

Teachers should use the summer break to relax, reflect and thoughtfully consider changes they want to make next semester, acc -More

Kan. middle-schoolers research their downtown's history

Students at a Kansas middle school recently explored the history of their city's downtown during a project-based learning ass -More

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