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Day of remembrance brings lessons on the Holocaust

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2020 - 1:51pm
Students in some Illinois and Nevada schools have been learning about the Holocaust as teachers marked the 75th anniversary o -More
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W.Va. drops effort to cut social studies requirement

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2020 - 1:51pm
The West Virginia Board of Education has shelved a proposal to reduce the social studies classes required for high-school gra -More
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Survey gauges students' opinions about social media

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2020 - 1:51pm
Technology and social media are responsible for "tearing us apart," according to 56% of US students surveyed by the nonprofit -More
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Guide planned to prevent school violence

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2020 - 1:51pm
The National Association of School Resource Officers is using a $500,000 grant from the US Justice Department to develop a na -More
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Ky. middle-schoolers visit fiscal court

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2020 - 1:51pm
Social studies teacher Ryan Biederman recently took a group of middle-schoolers to a fiscal court meeting to observe the work -More
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Forethought spares afterthought.

NCSS Smartbrief - January 27, 2020 - 1:51pm
Amelia Barr, writer, teacher
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Ill. teacher uses impeachment as history lesson

NCSS Smartbrief - January 24, 2020 - 1:21pm
History students in an Illinois high school have had a lot of questions about the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump -More
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Report: US students have C-plus chance for success

NCSS Smartbrief - January 24, 2020 - 1:21pm
The US overall earned a C-plus grade on Education Week's annual Chance-for-Success Index, which measures 13 indicators that e -More
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Audiobooks to boost elementary students' literacy

NCSS Smartbrief - January 24, 2020 - 1:21pm
Erin Maier, a reading interventionist at Pasadena Park Elementary School, noticed that struggling readers often benefit from  -More
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S.D. district affected by fake Twitter account

NCSS Smartbrief - January 24, 2020 - 1:21pm
There are two Twitter accounts for a South Dakota school district but only one belongs to the district.  -More
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School cancels exchange visit amid virus fears

NCSS Smartbrief - January 24, 2020 - 1:21pm
A Virginia middle school has canceled a planned exchange visit from students in China amid concerns of the potential spread o -More
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The best nourishment for any soul is to create your own risks.

NCSS Smartbrief - January 24, 2020 - 1:21pm
Jim Lehrer, journalist, news anchor 1934-2020
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Lessons tie King, civil rights to modern life

NCSS Smartbrief - January 22, 2020 - 1:37pm
High-schoolers in a West Virginia district returned from the Martin Luther King Jr.  -More
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Can design thinking improve PD?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 22, 2020 - 1:37pm
Three educators at the Future of Education Technology Conference shared a professional development model that uses design thi -More
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Does "gamification" work for student learning?

NCSS Smartbrief - January 22, 2020 - 1:37pm
Games can help all students develop skills such as adaptability and collaboration, writes Benjamin Leskovansky, Insight Penns -More
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Iowa caucuses become lesson in civics

NCSS Smartbrief - January 22, 2020 - 1:37pm
Civics and government teachers in Iowa are using the Feb.  -More
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