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How to use GIFs to support learning

December 27, 2019 - 12:28pm
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District grants day off for "civic engagement"

December 27, 2019 - 12:28pm
Students in grades 7-12 in a Virginia school district will be permitted to take one excused absence each year to participate  -More
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Exploring ways to teach diverse perspectives

December 27, 2019 - 12:28pm
More than 50% of the students in the Madison Metropolitan School District in Wisconsin are minorities, leading the district t -More
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Students paint, share emojis to encourage discussion

December 27, 2019 - 12:28pm
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Have knowledge of what you're talking about. Read and be curious. Always listen.

December 27, 2019 - 12:28pm
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Students explore Latino, indigenous history

December 23, 2019 - 12:56pm
A group of high-school students in Chicago perused artifacts at a research library -- including a 495-year-old map of Mexico  -More
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Teacher dumps grades to boost learning

December 23, 2019 - 12:56pm
A high-school English teacher in Washington state has eliminated grades in his class, and instead has discussions with studen -More
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How AI could transform teaching, learning

December 23, 2019 - 12:56pm
Artificial intelligence is making inroads in classrooms in the US, tracking students' progress, determining how they learn be -More
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Teachers showcase holiday decor on social media

December 23, 2019 - 12:56pm
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Ill. students work to make school more inclusive

December 23, 2019 - 12:56pm
Students at Shepard High School were given an assignment to "change the world," and some decided to change their school by ma -More
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Students try out stories at "book tasting"

December 23, 2019 - 12:56pm
Bonny View Elementary School in Redding, Calif., is holding "book tastings" so that students can try books from different gen -More
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NCSS SmartBrief will not publish on Dec. 25

December 23, 2019 - 12:56pm
In observance of the Christmas holiday, NCSS SmartBrief will not publish on Wednesday, Dec. 25.
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Teachers share how to teach about impeachment

December 20, 2019 - 1:50pm
The impeachment of President Donald Trump is a challenging but unique teachable moment in US history, according to some educa -More
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Spending on schools increased by Congress

December 20, 2019 - 1:50pm
Lawmakers in Congress on Thursday adopted a $1.4 trillion spending package to fund the federal government through September.  -More
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Report examines scope of high-school civics curricula

December 20, 2019 - 1:50pm
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Analysis considers racial makeup of schools

December 20, 2019 - 1:50pm
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Report: New limits set for online schools

December 20, 2019 - 1:50pm
In the past several years, 25 states have adopted legislation related to virtual schools, including measures to increase tran -More
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Ohio 8th-graders collaborate on museum about slavery

December 20, 2019 - 1:50pm
Eighth-grade students from Ohio's Olentangy Orange Middle School were inspired by the 1619 project from the New York Times an -More
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Science experiment on washing hands goes viral

December 20, 2019 - 1:50pm
Students in special education at Discovery Elementary School in Idaho Falls, Idaho, recently learned firsthand why they shoul -More
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