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Iowa students promote friendships

More than 1,300 students from an Iowa district recently joined together on a stadium football field to form the word "friend" -More

Students spend Day on the Farm

The NCSS Board of Directors has approved the following slate of candidates for the 2016-2017 Board of Directors and Officer elections. The election ballot will open December 5, 2016 and close January 16, 2017. NCSS members in good standing as of October 31 will receive instructions and credentials for accessing the online ballots. 

5 keys to managing classrooms

There are five important tools that teachers should add to their toolboxes, asserts Lily Jones, a curriculum developer, instr -More

Kan. district sheds the comfort zone, draws attention

Free Teacher Advisor developed with IBM's Watson

The IBM Foundation in collaboration the American Federation of Teachers has developed Teacher Advisor.  -More

Educators go abroad for new teaching methods

Educators Maya Cunningham and Jennifer Pierson -- part of a group of 44 teachers participating in the US State Department's F -More

Report assesses "digital readiness"

Data show a narrowing digital access gap, with nearly 90% of Americans now having internet access, but access alone does not  -More

School uses mindfulness to foster learning

Practicing mindfulness helps students recognize their emotions, communicate their feelings and focus on learning, psychologis -More

Texas students read to shelter dogs

Some students in a Texas school who are reluctant readers are practicing reading at their own pace through the "Read and Roll -More

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