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Va. students draw overseas peers' portraits

NCSS Smartbrief - April 21, 2017 - 1:29pm
Art students at a Virginia high school are creating portraits of refugee children from Syria and child orphans from Tanzania  -More
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Texas teacher's students explore migration issues

NCSS Smartbrief - April 21, 2017 - 1:29pm
Ryan Sprott, an Advanced Placement world history teacher in Texas, has partnered with a peer who is an artist and professor t -More
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Tips for crafting Holocaust-related lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - April 21, 2017 - 1:29pm
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Teacher of the Year calls education "tool for social justice"

NCSS Smartbrief - April 21, 2017 - 1:29pm
Teacher Sydney Chaffee is the Council of Chief State School Officers' 2017 National Teacher of the Year.  -More
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What's the cost of student suspensions?

NCSS Smartbrief - April 21, 2017 - 1:29pm
Data show student arrests and suspensions in New York City costs $746 million annually in city funds, according to a report f -More
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What are some online tools for civics education?

NCSS Smartbrief - April 21, 2017 - 1:29pm
AP government and civics teacher Jo Boggess Phillips says online games have provided a "safe harbor" to teach students about  -More
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Minn. Model UN conducted in Spanish

NCSS Smartbrief - April 21, 2017 - 1:29pm
Organizers of a model United Nations program in Minnesota say it is the only one in the country being operated entirely in Sp -More
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Heritage program teaches Hmong culture in Wis.

NCSS Smartbrief - April 21, 2017 - 1:29pm
A group of kindergartners and first-graders spent a recent Saturday at a Wisconsin middle school learning about the Hmong peo -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

NCSS Smartbrief - April 21, 2017 - 1:29pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te
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Vt. students profile local landmarks for book

NCSS Smartbrief - April 19, 2017 - 1:28pm
A group of students at a Vermont elementary school recently researched area landmarks as part of an artist-residency program  -More
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How asking questions can encourage global learning

NCSS Smartbrief - April 19, 2017 - 1:28pm
Educators can use inquiry questions to help students learn more about the world, writes Lawrence Paska, executive director of -More
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Ideas on structuring classroom discussions

NCSS Smartbrief - April 19, 2017 - 1:28pm
Eighth-grade history teacher Sarah Cooper uses weekly current events presentations to encourage student-led discussion and de -More
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Study: One-on-one coaching promising for PD

NCSS Smartbrief - April 19, 2017 - 1:28pm
One-on-one coaching is a professional-development strategy that holds promise to improve teaching and learning, according to  -More
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Students use tech to travel the world

NCSS Smartbrief - April 19, 2017 - 1:28pm
Students in Amy Rosenstein's class have visited more than 40 countries using Skype.  -More
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Students rank their life satisfaction

NCSS Smartbrief - April 19, 2017 - 1:28pm
On average, 15-year-old students in the US who participated in a study by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Deve -More
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Digital reconstruction gives Stone Age woman a face

NCSS Smartbrief - April 19, 2017 - 1:28pm
Scientists have digitally re-created the face of a woman who lived over 13,000 years ago, based on skull bones and teeth foun -More
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