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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.

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Community at the Farmers Market

While Georgia’s economy is based on a number of diverse categories – trade, manufacturing, tourism, etc. – no one will dispute Georgia’s agriculture as both a historical and modern mainstay. Georgia...

February 18, 2013 - 6:15am
2005, then-new moons Nix and Hydra are the dots on the right. Credit: NASA, ESA, H. Weaver (JHU/APL), A. Stern (SwRI), HST Pluto
Education Matters

Vote to Name Pluto’s Moons

The SETI Institute has provided educators with a way to engage the Common Core's integrated subjects approach and multimedia in the classroom. They recently discovered two more “tiny” moons orbiting...

February 14, 2013 - 5:29am
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Heart Healthy Menu for Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day! The widely celebrated and popular holiday has a surprisingly alluded history. Whatever its origins, today it is honored around the world as a day to be more kind and loving,...

February 13, 2013 - 11:49am
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PBS Kids Wins Big at KidScreen Awards

At last week’s Kidscreen Summit in New York, PBS’s kids programming came away with a lot of big wins! Best Animated Series 2013 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Best Companion Website 2013 Dinosaur Train...

February 12, 2013 - 4:46am
Today’s “Kindness Idea” is to smile at 10 strangers.
Education Matters

Random Acts of Kindness Week

Random Acts of Kindness Week It is officially Random Acts of Kindness Week. Sponsored by the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation (RAKF), the goal is to “inspire people to practice kindness and pass...

February 11, 2013 - 4:56am

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