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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

Virtual Field Trip: Ecosystems and Ecotourism in Kenya

Discovery Education and The Nature Conservancy invite you on October 19 at 1:00 PM ET to take your classroom on an amazing Virtual Field Trip of Kenya. You can register online for the free excursion...

October 18, 2012 - 6:06am
Democracy Prep Kids sing "Vote for Somebody!"
Education Matters

Democracy Prep: Vote for Somebody!

Democracy Prep fourth graders get the idea. Whatever side you're on, whatever your political stance, VOTE. The group parodies Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" with memorable new lyrics like, "...

October 17, 2012 - 6:53am
President Carter continues working on global issues/ cartercenter.org
Education Matters

Q&A With President Carter

The Carter Center is celebrating its 30th anniversary. To help celebrate, its founder, former President Jimmy Carter, is taking questions through the center’s website, Facebook and Twitter....

October 16, 2012 - 4:14am
Free Buddy costume pattern from PBS Parents
Family

DIY Halloween Costumes

While you can find just about any PBS Kids costume out there for purchase, those can get pricey and now it may be too late to order them to arrive in time for your Fall Festivities. The alternative...

October 15, 2012 - 7:14am
Family

Five Favorite Halloween Foods and Fun from Pinterest

Fall is our favorite time of year at our house! My "Fall" pinboard is almost as crowded as my "Favorite Recipes" pinboard, which, take my word for it, is a busy place. It was a challenge to pick my...

October 12, 2012 - 9:30am

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