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How to use still images to engage students

Still images work to keep students engaged in class, even more than video, asserts Lynell Burmark, an author and educator.  -More

N.Y. 5th-graders create digital walking tour of village's history

A group of 45 fifth-graders at a New York elementary school recently presented a virtual walking tour that they created to hi -More

The intellect of the wise is like glass: It admits the light of heaven and reflects it.

Augustus Hare, writer -More

Powerful and Authentic Social Studies (PASS): A Teacher Training Institute

Powerful and Authentic Social Studies (PASS) is a professional-development program that trains social studies teachers in cur -More

N.Y. students build skills, confidence with political campaign speeches

Students in the classroom of Thomas Whaley, a second-grade teacher in Patchogue, N.Y., recently wrote and delivered their own -More

Summer break offers PD opportunities

Summer is a great time for teachers to connect, grow and further their professional development, English teacher Starr Sackst -More

Becoming Integrated Thinkers: Case Studies in Elementary Social Studies -- New from NCSS Publications!

At a time when social studies is being curtailed in elementary schools, the contributors to this book show that it is still p -More

N.J. 2nd-graders raise awareness about clean water

Second-graders at a New Jersey school recently raised awareness and money for global clean-water projects at its WaterThon.  -More

Mass. 3rd-graders illustrate teacher's book about hunger

A Massachusetts elementary school's third-graders recently addressed poverty and hunger with their illustrations for "Mom, I' -More

Ohio summer camp uses art to teach history, culture

Some Ohio elementary-school students are attending a summer program in which they create art projects that also teach them ab -More

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