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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

NASA image of the 2010 Geminids; over one hundred meteors in this snapshot.
Education Matters

Geminid Meteor Shower This Week

The Geminid meteor shower has given a remarkable annual display around mid-December every year since it was first noticed in 1830. While the meteor shower will be visible from December 10-16, the...

December 11, 2012 - 12:17pm
Discovery Education is giving a behind the scenes look at Curiosity
Education Matters

Mars Rover Virtual Field Trip

Discovery Education is bringing us a new virtual field trip, Journey to the Extreme: Your VIP Pass to Mars. This time, they’re heading to space to explore the Mars rover, Curiosity, and its journey...

December 11, 2012 - 4:38am
image via pbs.org/parents
Family

Holiday Traditions: Crafts

When “it’s the thought that counts” meets “times are tough,” a natural result is the homemade gift. Personally, I sincerely enjoy a thoughtful, homemade gift and am eager to make thoughtful,...

December 10, 2012 - 5:04am
Dec. 7, 1941: The USS Shaw explodes during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Education Matters

Pearl Harbor Day

Today is Pearl Harbor Day, the anniversary of the Japanese attack on American soil in Hawaii. Incidents like this that happened in America’s relatively recent past can be difficult to explain and...

December 7, 2012 - 4:40am
Dave, far right, in a live-action shot on the job.
Education Matters

Fast Forward: Interview with the Executive Producer

Dave Drabik is the Executive Producer/ Director for GPB's STEM career project Fast Forward. In the interview below, Dave shares about his experiences working on the Fast Forward project as well as...

December 5, 2012 - 8:20am

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