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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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Education Matters

Teachers in the News You Should Know

Not all news is bad these days. There are a lot of really creative, inspirational teachers out there and we want to be sure you have heard about them. Shawn Rux is the principal at MS 53. When he...

January 9, 2013 - 7:52am
Education Matters

Amazon Student and a Kindle Fire HD Giveaway

This week all of Georgia’s teachers and students are getting back into the classroom and back into the school year routine. After such a long break, it can be difficult to happily wake and arrive to...

January 8, 2013 - 4:54am
Families visit the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center; all images from callwaygardens.com
Family

Free Winter Admission to Callaway Gardens

During January and February Callaway Gardens is running a pretty special special rate. Free. There are a few dates excluded, weekends, holidays and special events cost regular admission rates....

January 7, 2013 - 7:31am
image via BBC
Education Matters

Will.I.Am on Making Tech the New Celebrity

Will.I.Am is one member of the pop group The Black Eyed Peas. He’s also a business star in the technology field. Intel Corp. appointed him director of creative innovation a couple of years ago. He...

January 4, 2013 - 5:39am
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Family

TV-Free Travel With Kids

Like a lot of families, mine has been doing a lot of traveling over the last few months. With another trip to the grandparents still on the calendar this month, we aren't done traveling yet. Anyone...

January 3, 2013 - 5:41am

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