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How some schools measure students' social, emotional skills

Some school leaders, policymakers and researchers support the use of surveys for gathering data on students' social and emoti -More

D.C. students explore history, social studies through expeditionary learning

A public charter school in Washington, D.C., is among those using the expeditionary learning model across grades to teach stu -More

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward, writer -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

2015-16 NCSS Board of Directors Elections

The 2015-16 NCSS Board of Directors is now open! Voting closes Jan. 15.  -More

Call for manuscripts for "Social Studies and the Young Learner"

If you are an enthusiastic elementary teacher or teacher educator with great ideas that you have implemented in the classroom -More

Students upload 37,000 stories to Library of Congress

Nonprofit oral history project StoryCorps recently hosted the Great Thanksgiving Listen.  -More

60th anniversary of Rosa Parks' historic bus ride recognized

Tuesday marked the 60th anniversary of Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on the bus to a white passenger in Montgomery, -More

Survey: K-8 teachers embrace classroom technology

More educators may use classroom technology during the 2015-16 school year, according to a survey of 1,000 teachers.  -More


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