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GPB Hosts Spoken Word Workshop And Poetry Slam For Teens

Referred to as a “redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before and inspired generations with...

January 24, 2017

How I Teach 21st Century Skills To 21st Century Kids

At Dunwoody Elementary School, we are always striving to bring real world solutions to real world problems. As the computer science teacher, I take seriously that students come to me for a heaping dose of technology....

January 23, 2017

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 consumers the less...

January 19, 2017

Gov. Deal Announces Winners Of Innovation In Teaching Competition

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the three winners of the 2016-2017 Innovation in Teaching Competition, a recognition and reward opportunity for teachers who implement innovative instructional strategies to advance...

January 17, 2017

STEM In The Gym

Do you ever wonder if STEM and project-based learning (PBL) can happen in the physical education classroom? If you were to watch the fifth grade students at White Oak Elementary during their physical education class,...

January 17, 2017

2017 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge

We are pleased to share that the 10th annual - yes 10! - Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge officially opened for entries to students in grades 5-8 nationwide.  Now through April 19, 2017, students...

January 12, 2017

The 45th President

As a result of it being our tenth and final episode of On the Campaign Trail with Bill Nigut, it’s only right that we end on a celebratory note with information about the upcoming events welcoming our 45th...

January 11, 2017

A New SySTEM For Learning At River Eves Elementary

River Eves Elementary is the first Georgia STEM certified school in Fulton County Public Schools. Our focus on STEM has resulted in students becoming "experts" with the content as well as prepared with 21st...

January 9, 2017

Teachers: GPB Wants You To Share Your Story!

Stop. Collaborate. And listen. Yes, these are the famous words of Vanilla Ice’s “Ice Ice Baby,” but they serve as the mantra for today’s educators. From professional learning communities to...

January 6, 2017

Are You A Digital Innovator?

We are calling all exceptional Georgia educators who transform student learning through the use of technology and digital media. PBS is now accepting applications for the 2017 PBS Digital Innovators Program.The call for...

January 5, 2017

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