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Trump orders report on federal role in education

NCSS Smartbrief - April 28, 2017 - 1:23pm
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has 300 days to submit a report on the federal government's role in education policy.  -More
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Number of homeless students rises in NYC schools

NCSS Smartbrief - April 28, 2017 - 1:23pm
New York City schools enrolled about 33,000 students who were homeless in the 2015-16 school year -- about 15% more than the  -More
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Report: Novice teachers less likely to use tech

NCSS Smartbrief - April 28, 2017 - 1:23pm
First-year teachers may be less likely to use technology than educators who have been teaching for 11 years or longer, accord -More
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Ill. districts offer guidance on "13 Reasons Why"

NCSS Smartbrief - April 28, 2017 - 1:23pm
Two Illinois school districts have issued newsletters to address concerns about the popular Netflix series, "13 Reasons Why." -More
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Study sparks debate about humans in the Americas

NCSS Smartbrief - April 28, 2017 - 1:23pm
Humans may have come to the Americas more than 100,000 years earlier than previously thought, according to findings published -More
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Volunteer opportunities

NCSS Smartbrief - April 28, 2017 - 1:23pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to serve on NCSS Operations Committees and Award and Grant Selection Committees.
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Students in Wash., France create WWI app

NCSS Smartbrief - April 26, 2017 - 1:43pm
History students at a middle school in Washington state, along with peers at a school in France, are working together on The  -More
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How to teach efficient annotation

NCSS Smartbrief - April 26, 2017 - 1:43pm
Students need to learn how to effectively and efficiently annotate text to avoid having endless, dense and difficult-to-read  -More
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Md. students train teachers on Sikhism

NCSS Smartbrief - April 26, 2017 - 1:43pm
Some Maryland teachers are learning about Sikhism from students who organize free educational events at their house of worshi -More
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How teachers can reduce frustration, burnout

NCSS Smartbrief - April 26, 2017 - 1:43pm
It is natural for teachers to feel frustration from time to time, suggests educator Alex Shevrin.  -More
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How to prepare teachers for future of edtech

NCSS Smartbrief - April 26, 2017 - 1:43pm
A four-step process can help teachers determine the effectiveness of education technology, asserts education professor Candac -More
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How to teach digital-citizenship skills

NCSS Smartbrief - April 26, 2017 - 1:43pm
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Students, officers share book on police relations

NCSS Smartbrief - April 26, 2017 - 1:43pm
Students at a Wisconsin school and officers from the Madison Police Department are working to build better relationships by r -More
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Ill. math students help build home for veteran

NCSS Smartbrief - April 26, 2017 - 1:43pm
Math and geometry students from two Illinois high schools are working together to help build a home for a local veteran who i -More
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS Smartbrief - April 26, 2017 - 1:43pm
Enhance the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - April 26, 2017 - 1:43pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te
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I'm not young enough to know everything.

NCSS Smartbrief - April 26, 2017 - 1:43pm
J.M. Barrie, writer
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