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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

President Carter Answers

President Carter answers a student question in a town hall series through the end of October. As part of its 30th anniversary celebration, The Carter Center is hosting a Q...

October 23, 2012 - 8:34am
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Kindle vs. iPad(mini)

In a Gizmodo article last week, Amazon was declared the winner against Apple. That is to say, Amazon has so far done a better job of making its Kindle accessible for classrooms than Apple has done...

October 22, 2012 - 6:18am
CEISMC K.I.D.S. Club at Georgia Tech
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CEISMC K.I.D.S. Club at Georgia Tech

Last week, we interviewed the folks at CEISMC K.I.D.S. (Kids Interested in Discovering Science) Club at Georgia Tech, a program operating for over 10 years, to learn more about the program, how it’s...

October 22, 2012 - 4:29am
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Multi-Media and the Paranormal Meet History Lesson

Today’s students are media-savvy digital natives. They enjoy engaging with technology and seek it out in their “time off” outside of school. It makes good sense then, to utilize something we know...

October 19, 2012 - 10:16am
Southern Asian islands are explored in video from SCIS
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Historical Context: South Asia

The video explores the South Asian countries of Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh, plus the island nations of Sri Lanka and the Maldives whose cultures and histories are...

October 19, 2012 - 9:59am

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