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Studies show some tests have value

October 28, 2019 - 2:02pm
Despite pushback against high-stakes testing over the past decade, research shows not all tests should be discounted.  -More
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Researchers: Social media may not harm teens

October 28, 2019 - 2:02pm
Early claims that social media was having harmful effects on today's youths may have been overstated, according to research s -More
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Maine students learn history with New England dances

October 28, 2019 - 2:02pm
Students at one Maine school are learning traditional New England dances such as line, square and circle dancing as part of t -More
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Folklore connects Va. students to local history

October 28, 2019 - 2:02pm
Seventh-graders at William Monroe Middle School in Stanardsville, Va., are learning about local history and folklore in langu -More
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Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society

October 28, 2019 - 2:02pm
Enhance the school year by applying for a Rho Kappa charter.
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Are you a member?

October 28, 2019 - 2:02pm
NCSS provides the professional network and teaching resources to keep social studies a valued and vital part of the nation's
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What can stop the determined heart and resolved will of man?

October 28, 2019 - 2:02pm
Mary Shelley, writer from "Frankenstein; or the Modern Prometheus"
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Students present ideas for teaching about genocide

October 25, 2019 - 11:46am
Students at one Oregon high school this week presented their research on genocides throughout history to school board and com -More
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Md. to enhance education, awareness of Holocaust

October 25, 2019 - 11:46am
Maryland is taking steps to ensure students learn about the Holocaust in school.  -More
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Twitter releases education handbook

October 25, 2019 - 11:46am
Twitter released a handbook to help educators teach media literacy, analyze information they see online and more.  -More
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Texts, social media urge teens to quit vaping

October 25, 2019 - 11:46am
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Effort to help teachers educate students on voting

October 25, 2019 - 11:46am
A nonpartisan voter registration program launched by former first lady Michelle Obama is expanding to focus on encouraging st -More
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Fla. students learn from Medal of Honor recipient

October 25, 2019 - 11:46am
Medal of Honor recipient Harold Fritz recently visited a Florida middle school, where he helped students learn about the Viet -More
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Students build website to promote US history lessons

October 25, 2019 - 11:46am
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Shadows cannot see themselves in the mirror of the sun.

October 25, 2019 - 11:46am
Eva Peron, former first lady of Argentina
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How political ads can teach deeper civics lessons

October 23, 2019 - 2:10pm
Students can research issues and write 30-second political commercial to learn how media messaging works in campaigns, writes -More
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How language learning can be more inclusive

October 23, 2019 - 2:10pm
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How to slow down when implementing change

October 23, 2019 - 2:10pm
Moving slowly when implementing changes can help education leaders boost the success of new initiatives, writes Miriam Plotin -More
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