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N.C. students create mural depicting Native American history

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 2:15pm
Eleventh- and 12th-graders at the Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School in North Carolina recently created a mural about the school usi -More
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Strategies for Engaging Students with C3 and the Common Core

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 2:15pm
This webinar will focus on strategies that you can use to develop your lessons around the C3 Inquiry Arc and Common Core lite -More
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Strategies for Engaging Students with C3 and the Common Core

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 2:15pm
This webinar will focus on strategies that you can use to develop your lessons around the C3 Inquiry Arc and Common Core lite -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Religion, social studies and you

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 2:15pm
This four-part webinar series will focus on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical approaches for addressing different fai -More
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Religion, social studies and you

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 2:15pm
This four-part webinar series will focus on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical approaches for addressing different fai -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Absorb what is useful. Discard what is not. Add what is uniquely your own.

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 2:15pm
Bruce Lee, Hong Kong-American martial artist and actor -More
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Absorb what is useful. Discard what is not. Add what is uniquely your own.

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 2:15pm
Bruce Lee, Hong Kong-American martial artist and actor -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Calif. students march back to school after watching movie "Selma"

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
Nearly 650 Martin Luther King Jr.  -More
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Controversial discussion topics test students' civic understanding

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
Encouraging students to discuss controversial topics can help them better understand the basics of democracy and citizenship, -More
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Mont. district replaces study hall with focus groups

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
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Middle School Resources Help Diverse Students Succeed
Text pairs with matching content at two reading levels make grade-level social studies material accessible, while the new Famous People, Famous Words Reader's Theater scripts engage mixed-ability groups in active learning about historic documents, authors and events. Language-leveled social studies sets for ELs also improve content comprehension. FREE Sampler.

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When teachers are leaders, retention rates are higher

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
Fostering teacher leadership is an essential part of retaining top teachers, but it does not happen on its own, Pamela Roggem -More
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Group's leader disputes findings of report on teacher-training programs

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
A recent report from the National Council on Teaching Quality concluded that teacher-preparation programs lack rigor.  -More
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Do drills enhance learning?

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
Digital technology makes it easier for teachers to "drill" students on all types of information, assert professors Cathie Nor -More
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High-school teacher's tech lesson, dance video goes viral

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
Students at a project-based high school in Texas recently learned about practical applications of technology.  -More
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Students in Canada learn about nutrition, environment in school gardens

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
More schools in Alberta, Canada, are launching learning gardens after other local schools conducted successful pilot programs -More
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The Library of Congress and C3: Teaching with Primary Sources and the Inquiry Arc

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
The Library of Congress and the National Council of Social Studies will collaborate on a series of four webinars in early 201 -More
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Present a session at the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
NCSS is now accepting proposals for presentations at the 2015 NCSS Annual Conference.  -More
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Every artist was first an amateur.

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:23pm
Ralph Waldo Emerson, American writer -More
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Skits can help students consider history from different perspectives

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 2:46pm
One way to help students see historical events from different perspectives is to have them act out scenes from history, write -More
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