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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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Arts Content for Integrated Learning

In today’s educational climate, it seems that all things must be tied directly to STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Strictly speaking, that neglects an array of other topics like...

October 12, 2012 - 8:46am
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Nobel Peace Prize Winner 2012

The European Union has been awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize for its 6 decades of commitment to and success in unifying a continent. As the Norwegian Nobel Committee put it, the EU has contributed...

October 12, 2012 - 5:04am
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Nobel Winners 2012

In 1895 a very wealthy man, Alfred Nobel, died and established the prizes in his will. He is described as a scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, author and pacifist. His generous gift has provided...

October 11, 2012 - 5:28am
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PBS KIDS Democracy: Teaching Children About Elections

Introducing even more election content for your classroom! PBS Kids has developed an interactive website for young children to make politics relatable and more easily understood to students, PBS...

October 9, 2012 - 10:02am
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World's Newest Dinosaur Is... Small but Creepy

What is the world’s newest discovered dinosaur? Pegomastax africanus One news outlet has described the new creature as a “two-foot long dinosaur with the beak of a parrot, teeth of a vampire and...

October 4, 2012 - 5:48am

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