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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

Family

Sweet Potato Pie

I’m making a big Thanksgiving dinner again this year and have yet to fully decide on which recipes I’ll be using. I decided to check out the PBS website to see what they’ve got in the way of recipes...

November 19, 2012 - 4:42am
Family

Family Thankful Tree

This is a craft we’re doing at our house over Thanksgiving break. It will get us out of the house and into nature (hooray!), enable us to spend quality time together talking, and work on letter...

November 19, 2012 - 4:05am
Family

DIY Thankful Cards

This adorable, simple project from PBS Parents is a great way to teach children that Thanksgiving is about more than a supremely delicious 3,000 calorie (on average) meal. Odds are you have...

November 15, 2012 - 7:36am
image via npr.org
Education Matters

Poetry Brain

A health news article from NPR really got me thinking about poetry in the classroom. The report from NPR is about research comparing active regions of the brain while jazz musicians and rappers...

November 15, 2012 - 7:23am
image via nbcnews.com
Education Matters

New-to-You Sea Sponge

A new sea sponge was originally discovered off the California coast back in 2000 with an unmanned exploration vehicle. Scientists have since been back to further investigate the creature, its...

November 14, 2012 - 4:15am

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