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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

National Novel Writing Month starts this Friday!
Education Matters

NaNoWriMo For Encouraging Writing for Students

NaNoWriMo is shorthand for National Novel Writing Month and it is exactly what it seems. Your goal, should you choose to accept it, is to begin a novel on November 1 and finish it by November 30 at...

October 30, 2013 - 1:52pm
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Curious George Halloween Special

It’s George’s first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the Legend of No Noggin -- a spooky tale about a hat-kicking scarecrow who haunts the countryside on Halloween. But...

October 25, 2013 - 6:27am
image from Today In Georgia History
Education Matters

Happy Birthday, President Carter!

Georgia’s one and only president was born on October 1, 1924. Jimmy Carter was born in Plains, Georgia, a rural farming community in the southwestern region of the state. In 1970, Carter jumped...

September 30, 2013 - 6:58am
National Public Lands Day: Free admission and a chance to serve / Image via wiki commons
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National Public Lands Day

September 28, 2013 is the 20th anniversary of National Public Lands Day. This means that 1) admission/ parking fees to Public Lands, like national forests, are waived and 2) we have a chance to give...

September 18, 2013 - 10:24am
"Lettuce" eat local in schools.
Education Matters

October is Farm To School Month

The Farm-to-School movement encourages the use of fresh, local produce in school meals. It’s taken off across the state where local schools serve Georgia-grown blueberries, carrots, and more....

September 4, 2013 - 4:34am

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