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Four Georgia Teachers Receive Top National STEM Teaching Award

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching is the highest award given by the U.S. Government to K12 teachers of mathematics and science.

by Mary Anne Lane | October 15, 2019

Georgia Science Teacher Works On Board Research Ship In Alaska

Science teacher Lona Hall dispels the myth that teachers do nothing during the summer by sharing her experience with NOAA’s Teacher at Sea program.

by Lona Hall | October 15, 2019

What's Lost When Parents And Teachers Don't Talk About Social Identity With Kids?

Research shows that understanding and valuing one’s identity can help children develop into more confident and accepting adolescents and adults. But parents and teachers have some work to do.

by Mary Anne Lane | October 11, 2019

Valdosta Assistant Principal Wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Tech-savvy Georgia educator's digital revolution lifts all learners at Valdosta Early College Academy.

by Mary Anne Lane | October 10, 2019

9 Fab-Boo-Lous Picture Books To Celebrate Halloween

From spooky tales to heroic adventures, these stories will have your kids on the edge of their seats!

by Mary Anne Lane | October 9, 2019

Call For Teen Filmmakers: Toyota And Discovery Education Announce National Video Challenge To Promote Safe Driving Habits

The 2020 TeenDrive365 Video Challenge invites students in grades 9-12 to submit an original 30-60 second PSA about distracted driving to encourage their peers to stay safe behind the wheel.

by Mary Anne Lane | October 7, 2019

Georgia Receives $180 Million For Literacy

Georgia will receive a total of $179,174,766 over five years to continue the Literacy for Learning, Living, and Leading in Georgia initiative, which aims to improve literacy outcomes for students from birth through...

by Mary Anne Lane | October 3, 2019

Six Georgia Public Schools Earn National Blue Ribbon Recognition

The coveted National Blue Ribbon Schools award affirms the hard work of educators, families, and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging and engaging content.

by Mary Anne Lane | September 30, 2019

“America’s Educator” Dr. Steve Perry and NBA Legend Dikembe Motumbo Headline National Conference On Summer Learning

Join fellow educational leaders at the National Summer Learning Association's annual conference from October 21-23 in Atlanta.

by Mary Anne Lane | September 30, 2019

Educators Invited To Attend The Discovery Educator Network’s 2019 Fall VirtCon

No-cost virtual event to showcase actionable strategies teachers and administrators can Immediately use to create dynamic digital learning environments

by Mary Anne Lane | September 23, 2019

Georgia Students Named Top 300 Middle School Innovators In National STEM Competition

Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced the Top 300 competitors in the nation.

by Mary Anne Lane | September 17, 2019

Georgia Museums Offer Free Admission On Museum Day

In celebration of Museum Day, many museums across the country will be open for free on Saturday, September 21.

by Mary Anne Lane | September 11, 2019

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