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365 Free Teacher Resources For 365 New Days

Make 2018 the best year yet with GPB Education!

The start of a new year is a time to rejuvenate, celebrate, and reflect. And with a new semester upon us, many teachers will use this time to seek new resources, strategies, and opportunities to enhance their practice and students’ learning. That’s why GPB Education is continuing its commitment to create and curate exceptional free content for Georgia teachers and why we’re kicking off 2018 by highlighting 365 free educational resources for 365 new days!

 
Grades: 4-11
Subject: Social Studies
The Georgia Stories series consists of streaming videos, educator resources, and primary source materials that support the teaching of Georgia Studies. The materials are correlated to Georgia Standards and are searchable by the standard. The educator resources include focus questions, vocabulary words, activity suggestions, and primary source materials, as well as links to related websites.
 
Grades: K-3
Subject: Foreign Language
Salsa is our award-winning Spanish language series for young learners that utilizes puppets in familiar stories, digital graphics, and animation to teach the language. Because all videos are preceded by a staff development component, Salsa can be used by any instructor—even those who are unfamiliar with Spanish. In addition to the 42 engaging videos, Salsa also includes four interactive games
 
Grades: K-12
Subject: All 
As a division comprised of all current and former Georgia educators—one of our missions is to celebrate the wonderful things going on in classrooms around the state. With our Share Your Story initiative, we are able to do just that. Teachers serve as guest bloggers and have the freedom to write about innovative lessons, behavior strategies, programs, or resources they are using to help enrich their students’ learning experiences. 
 
Grades: 9-12
Subject: STEM
The Fast Forward series presents science, technology, engineering, and math concepts in a fun, entertaining, and informative way by demonstrating how employees in businesses and organizations across the state are applying the topic matter in their jobs. 
 
Grades: 2-8
Subject: Social Studies
We travelled all over Georgia to bring our state's rich history and culture to teachers and students. Each field trip aligns with the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) for social studies and comes with a comprehensive user guide. 
 
Grades: K-12
Subject: All
Does the new year bring new students in your classroom? Try these fun, engaging icebreakers to get to know each other!  
 
Grades: K-3
Subject: Math
Count On It! is a fun, innovative way to teach children mathematics. This video series features two puppets, Blossom and Snappy, who both love finding math in everyday situations. 
 
Grades: 9-12
Subject: Science
Chemistry Matters, our new digital series for high school chemistry, supports science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) objectives by encouraging inquiry-based learning, problem solving, critical thinking, exploration, and discovery. The primary goal is to provide a thorough summary of the concepts of chemistry, grounded in the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) for science. It is designed to help students who struggle with the concepts of chemistry and to provide resources for teachers of all levels, especially those who may be teaching chemistry for the first time. 
 
Grades: K-12
Subject: All
If your New Years resolution is to spend less time grading papers, then we’ve got you covered! Check out our list of free apps that track data and grade for you so you can spend more time planning awesome lessons. 
 
Grades: 8
Subject: Social Studies
The Georgia Studies digital textbook tells the story of Georgia—its history, culture, and geography—in the context of American history and government. The information is presented digitally with exciting capabilities and enhancements, including touchscreen technology that offers users the chance to interact with the text and access multimedia components that were not available in the original print version.
 
Grades: 8
Subject: Social Studies
Aligned to Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) for 8th grade social studies, Georgia Race Through Time leverages primary source documents, rich historical content, and a unique storyline for an engaging, game-based learning experience.
 
Grades: K-12
Subject: All
Through our partnerships with PBS LearningMedia and Discovery Education, all Georgia educators have free access to over 350,000 digital resources. 
 
Grades: K-12
Subject: All
Showcasing GPB’s original content, PBS LearningMedia and Discovery Education, GPB Education’s free digital resource trainings provide teachers with exciting new tools. Interested in learning more about what we have to offer? Contact us at education@gpb.org to schedule a training. 
 
Grades: K-12
Subject: Science
Take your students on an exploration of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary in this 30 minute virtual field trip. The event was live streamed on May 10, 2017, from the University of Georgia's Marine Education Center and Aquarium in Savannah, GA. This unique experience teaches students about the animals that call Gray’s Reef home, how the seafloor serves as a habitat and ways they can help protect the reef from major threats.
 
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Mary Anne Lane

Mary Anne serves as an education specialist at GPB, where she develops content and resources for educators and students. A native Georgian, Mary Anne graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Georgia earning her Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Education, with concentrations in Language Arts and Social Studies.... more