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But out of limitations comes creativity.

November 4, 2019 - 12:40pm
Debbie Allen, actress, dancer, choreographer, director, producer
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Students learn about slavery aboard replica ship

November 1, 2019 - 1:59pm
Students in New York recently learned about the Supreme Court decision in the United States v.  -More
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Districts brace for minimum-wage increases

November 1, 2019 - 1:59pm
More than 26 states and 44 cities and towns have raised their minimum wages since 2014, and many of those increases take effe -More
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Learning model nurtures STEM mindset

November 1, 2019 - 1:59pm
Dina Dormer and Erin Reichert of the Pennridge School District in Pennsylvania have developed a model to teach STEM mindset t -More
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Remind platform emerges as useful teaching tool

November 1, 2019 - 1:59pm
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Ill. students hear Holocaust survivor's story

November 1, 2019 - 1:59pm
Holocaust survivor George Levy Mueller recently told a class of Illinois high-school students about the harrowing times he sp -More
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Storytelling helps students understand racism

November 1, 2019 - 1:59pm
Reading to End Racism is a program in Boulder County, Colo., bringing community volunteers into area schools to use storytell -More
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Teachers advised to ID context of history sources

October 30, 2019 - 1:58pm
It's important to identify context before content when teachers are vetting sources of material for history classes, writes P -More
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Report: Investments in teacher PD pay off

October 30, 2019 - 1:58pm
Schools' investments in professional development for teachers have long-term return on investment for districts, students and -More
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Do teachers prefer PD from fellow educators?

October 30, 2019 - 1:58pm
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Wash. teachers learn to calm tension among students

October 30, 2019 - 1:58pm
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School technology raises privacy concerns

October 30, 2019 - 1:58pm
School use of technology such as electronic hall passes, Google education suites and ClassDojo that track student data are ra -More
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Teacher: Empathy is "cornerstone" of his practice

October 30, 2019 - 1:58pm
Teaching students about the Holocaust is more important than rules about punctuation, according to Daniel Shaner, an English  -More
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Comic con expands Pa. library's reach, focus

October 30, 2019 - 1:58pm
Students from several schools met superheroes at a comic con hosted by a Pennsylvania library and enjoyed performances of the -More
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Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

October 30, 2019 - 1:58pm
Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te
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Volunteer opportunities

October 30, 2019 - 1:58pm
NCSS has opportunities for member volunteers to get more involved with their professional organization.
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You shouldn't change what you are in the search for success.

October 30, 2019 - 1:58pm
Sissy Spacek, actress
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Minn. 3rd-graders lead cities for civics lessons

October 28, 2019 - 2:02pm
Third-grade students from a Minnesota elementary school helped develop fictional communities and held a meeting at city hall, -More
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