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How to make a safe place for collaboration

Establishing a safe culture for learning is essential for collaboration among teachers and students in the classroom, middle- -More

N.C. students study key global issues to improve local community

Fifth- and sixth-graders in the International Baccalaureate program at a North Carolina school are working on "Think Global,  -More

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.

William Feather, publisher -More

Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

Get ready for the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.  -More

Annual Conference Community Scholar Speakers -- Elizabeth Yost Hammer

Several NCSS communities have invited prominent scholars to speak on issues related to their missions.  -More

Students grow, donate more than 1,000 pounds produce


Students learn design thinking through product development

Middle-schoolers in Georgia and New York have learned about design thinking by developing with product designers a folding de -More

Students connect with city leaders through postcards

Fifth-graders at a Pennsylvania school are learning about government by becoming pen pals with city, fire and police official -More

Should teachers still use PowerPoint?

PowerPoint slideshows can be an effective part of online teaching and learning -- when used the right way, asserts Michelle D -More


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