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Students engage in history, reading at summer camp

July 15, 2019 - 12:16pm
Elementary- and middle-school students in a Virginia summer camp are sharpening both their literacy and history skills by rea -More
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Report: Media literacy needs better standards

July 15, 2019 - 12:16pm
Media literacy is being defined in multiple ways, in part, because it represents various fields, including core subjects as w -More
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Teacher replaces research papers with podcasts

July 15, 2019 - 12:16pm
High-school English teacher Jori Krulder last school year replaced a traditional research paper with a podcast project.  -More
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Mo. teachers participate in White House program

July 15, 2019 - 12:16pm
Two Missouri middle-school history teachers recently participated in the White House History Teacher Institute in Washington, -More
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Congress considers ways to end student hunger

July 15, 2019 - 12:16pm
Democratically sponsored bills introduced into the US House and Senate this week would require the federal government to begi -More
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Students "dig" fossils at library workshop

July 15, 2019 - 12:16pm
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Utah summer camp celebrates historical figures

July 15, 2019 - 12:16pm
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Volunteer opportunities

July 15, 2019 - 12:16pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to get more involved with their professional organization.
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When we plant trees, we plant the seeds of peace and seeds of hope.

July 15, 2019 - 12:16pm
Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, environmental and political activist
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Comic books, music help link students, history

July 12, 2019 - 12:08pm
Some teachers are using music, comic books and other pop culture references to engage students in lessons on history, social  -More
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Advocates assert teaching writing is key

July 12, 2019 - 12:08pm
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N.C. law requires students to take finance classes

July 12, 2019 - 12:08pm
A law signed by North Carolina Gov.  -More
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Which school data matters in enrollment?

July 12, 2019 - 12:08pm
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Is personalized learning too focused on tech?

July 12, 2019 - 12:08pm
Schools across the US have focused on personalized learning to improve outcomes for students.  -More
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Obama to teachers: Encourage students to vote

July 12, 2019 - 12:08pm
Teachers should encourage students to register to vote and cast ballots, former first lady Michelle Obama said in video messa -More
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Student applauded for research about heroine Bessie Coleman

July 12, 2019 - 12:08pm
Eight-year-old Noa Lewis was assigned a report about Amelia Earhart for a school project but was allowed to switch her topic  -More
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5th-graders' poetry book aims to fight depression

July 10, 2019 - 1:17pm
A class of Philadelphia fifth-grade students have created a book aimed at helping peers who are struggling with depression.  -More
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Canines listen to boost young readers' confidence

July 10, 2019 - 1:17pm
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