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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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Medal Quest
Education Matters

2012 Paralympics

Did you know that London is also hosting the 2012 Paralympics this summer? You can watch the U.S. Paralympic athletes as they train and compete with Medal Quest: American Athletes and The Paralympic...

May 22, 2012 - 9:05am
Finding Your Roots airs Sundays on GPB
Education Matters

Economics of Genealogy

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is an impressive historian. He has managed to make ancestry and genealogy mainstream, hip, and important with his previous two biographical PBS programs African American...

May 17, 2012 - 5:38am
Education Matters

Closing Time

In the next week, schools all over the state will be sending students and teachers home for the summer. There are only a few more days to cram knowledge and skills in (and hope it sticks through the...

May 16, 2012 - 6:05am
Host a Super Why! Reading Camp this summer
Family

Choosing Quality Summer Camps

Location When choosing a summer camp, the very first thing to consider is location. Is it in a safe part of town? Is it convenient to home and/ or work? You may find a long list of options open to...

May 15, 2012 - 10:37am
BELL PEPPERS with sunscald and fruit decay due to heat stress. Photo by Juan Carlos Diaz-Perez, University of Georgia
Education Matters

Science, Math, and Peppers

I grew up in the very rural southeastern corner of Georgia. The geography of my early life was directly impacted by agriculture in a way that my “city friends” in Atlanta just cannot grasp. As a...

May 14, 2012 - 8:51am

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