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Heather Neal is a content editor at GPB where the best part of her job is direct interactions supporting Georgia’s educators. She's a Georgia native who loves exploring the state and sharing its diversity with her family and friends. Heather's favorite teachers are Mr. Smith and Dr. Johnson who each taught her the values of individuality, creativity, and critical thinking.

Recent Blog Posts

This image is from the National Geographic article and shows great detail of the plants, original source Catherine La Farge.

Plants Grow After 400-Year Frozen Sleep

The Polar Ice Caps are Melting! It reads like a frantic sandwich board message, but it’s also been scientifically measured. Global warming has become quite the buzz word (phrase?) over the past few...

Starting Summer Break with a Bang

Summer break is here (or almost here for the last few districts still in session this week). This begins that tricky season of keeping the kids entertained while keeping their brains from napping....

Google's Street View Trekker captures the Galapagos Islands (source: Google blog)

Galapagos Islands Street View On Google Earth

This week, Google was interviewed about a project in a far away land, the Galapagos Islands, an archipelago located on the equator around 600 miles off the coast of South America. The wild islands...

SESAME WORKSHOP's Resource Kit for "Helping Families After an Emergency"

How to Talk to Your Kids about Disasters

It’s hard to see images and videos of the tornado damage in Oklahoma and Texas and not think about what that would be like closer to home. So many of my family and friends are educators and I have a...

Woodlawn Elementary, Chatsworth, National Archery in the Schools Program champs (image via georgiawildlife.com)

Georgia Schools Win First and Third in Archery

Two Georgia Elementary schools have won first and third places, respectively, in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). Of more than 100 schools competing from around the country, two...

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