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Michael serves as education outreach specialist at GPB. In his role, he provides support and training to educators on GPB’s digital resources, including the Georgia Studies digital textbook. Michael graduated from Appalachian State University with a bachelor's degree in Secondary Social Studies Education and attended a joint graduate program at the College of Charleston and the Citadel to study developing world history. Michael taught high school economics, government, and Advanced Placement United States history for five years; he continues to teach U.S. history at a local college.

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Gaming The Classroom Is Not What You Think

"I actually think that Carmen Sandiego is probably the most important video game ever made," says Gabe Zichermann, "principally because it was the first and last time that parents,...

February 16, 2017 - 9:00am
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We're All Digital Curators, We Just Don't Know It Yet

Over a decade ago Swathmore College professor Barry Schwartz published the groundbreaking theory, The Paradox of Choice. In that work, he controversially asserts that the more options available to...

January 19, 2017 - 8:45am
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Interactive Digital Storytelling Is Here!

Looking for a new way to display historical information or allow students to demonstrate their mastery and understanding? Hoping to integrate more dynamic instructional technology into your teaching...

December 9, 2016 - 9:00am
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Let Students Be The Judge! Supreme Court Cases And Civics Education

Civics and government teachers don't want to tell a dirty secret, so I will. Students consistently ask questions about legal hypotheticals -- many of them likely based in reality. "But wait...

November 30, 2016 - 9:00am
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NOVA Education On PBS LearningMedia

Some of the most thoughtful and thought-provoking documentaries recently have come from NOVA, a PBS-affiliated video series that tackles some of the toughest questions and topics in science today....

November 25, 2016 - 9:00am

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