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Students create cave drawings for history lesson

August 30, 2019 - 12:06pm
A class of Tennessee middle-school students learned about the Paleolithic era of human history by crawling around in their da -More
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High-school students create art depicting local history

August 30, 2019 - 12:06pm
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Schools go phone-free to curb distractions

August 30, 2019 - 12:06pm
More school districts in Michigan are banning student cellphone use to help curb distractions, improve focus on learning and  -More
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Does screen time, social media affect teens?

August 30, 2019 - 12:06pm
Researchers appear divided over the effect of screen time and social media on teens' -- particularly girls' -- mental health. -More
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Are students learning enough about slavery?

August 30, 2019 - 12:06pm
Some schools are reconsidering their approach to teaching students about American slavery and the legacy of that practice, sa -More
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NCSS SmartBrief will not publish Sept. 2

August 30, 2019 - 12:06pm
In observance of Labor Day in the US, NCSS SmartBrief will not publish Monday, Sept. 2.
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Students learn nuts, bolts of election process

August 28, 2019 - 1:44pm
Fifty California high-schoolers recently attended a workshop about the history of the ballot, the voting process and how to o -More
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District launches workforce training for teachers

August 28, 2019 - 1:44pm
A Missouri school district recently accepted a grant to support training for teachers to help them prepare students for the w -More
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Tenn. district offers teacher incentives

August 28, 2019 - 1:44pm
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Teacher cites benefits of esports, video-gaming clubs

August 28, 2019 - 1:44pm
A high-school math teacher's video-gaming club started with one student and has grown beyond his school by tapping into stude -More
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Archaeologists dig for settler artifacts in Maine

August 28, 2019 - 1:44pm
Archaeologists in Maine are working quickly to sift through a construction site to uncover artifacts from Province Fort, buil -More
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Refugee program in Fla. does more than teach English

August 28, 2019 - 1:44pm
Middle- and high-school students who take part in the International Rescue Committee's Refugee Literacy Program in Tallahasse -More
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AFT urges Congressional action on issue of guns

August 28, 2019 - 1:44pm
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Always keep your eyes open. Keep watching. Because whatever you see can inspire you.

August 28, 2019 - 1:44pm
Grace Coddington, creative director at Vogue
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Conn. students get hands-on WWI history lesson

August 26, 2019 - 2:30pm
A group of 15 Connecticut students worked this summer with students in France to restore a trench dug in 1914 that was used b -More
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Poll: Miss. history teachers oppose state testing

August 26, 2019 - 2:30pm
Some social studies and history teachers in Mississippi believe the state's US history exam for high schoolers hampers their  -More
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Teacher: Smartphones winning battle with books

August 26, 2019 - 2:30pm
Smartphone use contributes to classroom distraction and also makes it harder to get students to engage with books, high-schoo -More
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Educator: Games can help nurture executive function

August 26, 2019 - 2:30pm
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