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3 examples of VR in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - April 14, 2017 - 1:00pm
The use of virtual reality is growing in schools as teachers harness its ability to boost engagement, Kerry Gallagher writes. -More
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Teacher shares way to boost education equity

NCSS Smartbrief - April 14, 2017 - 1:00pm
All stakeholders, including students, should be engaged to help remove barriers to equity in education, asserts Marcia Powell -More
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Students give back with home-cooked meal

NCSS Smartbrief - April 14, 2017 - 1:00pm
Veterans' families staying at Fisher House Wisconsin were treated to a home-cooked meal from area high-school students.  -More
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Social studies conferences around the nation

NCSS Smartbrief - April 14, 2017 - 1:00pm
Spring is a busy time for regional, state and local social studies conferences. Check out our complete listing.
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What does not destroy me makes me stronger.

NCSS Smartbrief - April 14, 2017 - 1:00pm
Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
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High-schoolers explore law careers at mock trial

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Students from three Vermont high schools recently have participated in a mock homicide trial competition where they gained in -More
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Teacher: Scaffolding ideas for fidgety students

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
How to meet the needs of fidgety students in the classroom is a common challenge among educators, teacher Serena Pariser writ -More
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Educator: Take the stress out of testing

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Standardized testing can be stressful for students, asserts Dr. Judy Willis, a neurologist and teacher.  -More
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Mich. school adopts student-centered philosophy

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Educators at a Michigan school use a student-centered model to help students take ownership of their learning.  -More
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Report features 9 educator-reviewed tech tools

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Four educators recently evaluated the quality and usefulness of nine free or low-cost digital tools as part of a report by th -More
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Wis. students from military families honored

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Three Wisconsin districts recently recognized students of military families during a luncheon to honor them for how they pers -More
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Students, teacher launch nutrition club

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Some students and a teacher at a California middle school meet weekly to discuss food as part of a school nutrition club.  -More
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Enhance the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.
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Social studies conferences around the nation

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Spring is a busy time for regional, state and local social studies conferences. Check out our complete listing.
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Whatever women do, they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.

NCSS Smartbrief - April 10, 2017 - 12:55pm
Charlotte Whitton, feminist and political leader
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What should be taught about WWI?

NCSS Smartbrief - April 7, 2017 - 1:14pm
The 100-year anniversary of the US entry into World War I was observed on Thursday.  -More
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Teacher: How to make flexible seating work in class

NCSS Smartbrief - April 7, 2017 - 1:14pm
Flexible seating can present challenges for classroom management, according to teacher Laura Bradley.  -More
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