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Laura serves as director of education at GPB. Her role includes planning and implementing education projects and overseeing educational content for teachers and students. Laura taught middle grades and high school English language arts and journalism for 11 years. Most recently, she served as instructional learning manager at Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning where she managed curriculum and instruction initiatives, including the development of resources and training for Georgia’s early learning programs. Laura is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. She received her master's degree in English Education and her education specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Piedmont College.

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GA Teacher Honored at 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator Summit in Philadelphia

This past weekend I had the opportunity to spend two days in Philadelphia at the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator Summit with some inspiring and remarkable teachers from across the nation. For...

July 1, 2015 - 3:14pm
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The Art Assignment

Getting students to think outside the box can be challenging. Join curator Sarah Green as she interviews some of today's most inspiring artists in The Art Assignment, an educational video series...

June 10, 2015 - 12:23pm
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The Breman Museum Offers Summer Institute on Teaching the Holocaust

The Breman Jewish Heritage Museum is hosting a five-day Summer Institute on Teaching the Holocaust beginning June 15. The institute is for educators and includes in-depth seminars led by Holocaust...

June 8, 2015 - 12:44pm
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Becoming a Seamless Technology Integrator

Seamless. Transparent. Purposeful. Three words that should come to mind when we think about incorporating technology in the 21st century classroom. Today’s teachers have the latest and greatest...

May 27, 2015 - 1:16pm
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Something Seriously Silly for the Whole Family

Bunnies and elephants and pigeons, oh my!  The High Museum of Art has something seriously silly coming to Atlanta starting May 23 through January 2016. They will be highlighting the work of Mo...

May 20, 2015 - 10:17am

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