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QR Creativity

This guest post comes from Sandi Dennis, Media and Instructional Technology Specialist at Fifth Avenue in the City of Schools of Decatur. We’ve all seen them- the little alien-ish QR (“Quick Response”) codes on...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | February 23, 2012

Inventure 2012

Spring is almost here. While that may have you longing for a luxurious Spring Break, I’m chomping at the bit to find out more about this year’s Inventure Prize Competition! The Inventure Prize is a joint effort between...

by Heather Neal | February 17, 2012
Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

Happy 200th Birthday, Mr. Dickens!

February 7 marks Charles Dickens' 200th birthday. An English author from the Victorian period, Dickens continues to be widely popular for his iconic novels and characters. His great works were not written merely as a...

by Heather Neal | February 6, 2012

Happy Digital Learning Day, February 1st!

Did you know that today is the first annual Digital Learning Day? What's that? Established by the Alliance for Excellent Education, it's a day to focus on technology and innovative learning in the classroom. To get...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | February 1, 2012
The Dell XPS 13 ultrabook was showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show as the next generation of laptop.

Ed Tech in 2012: What You Should Know

Education technology in 2012 appears to be looking a lot like ed tech in 2011. Mobile phones, tablets and slimmer laptops will continue to dominate. That’s because those devices are fast becoming the hardware of choice...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | January 25, 2012
House Speaker David Ralston addresses fellow lawmakers. (Photo courtesy Ga House of Representatives.)

Five Ways to Introduce Students to the Georgia Legislature

The Georgia Legislative Session kicks off Monday January 9, 2012 Are you looking for ways to introduce your students to the work of the Georgia legislature? Do you want to assist them in becoming informed...

by | January 10, 2012

What Students Need to Help Them Succeed

On November 17, we hosted and aired a summit on dropout prevention. Several experts and panelists spoke on the economical and social impacts of dropping out of school. What was, for me, one of the most impactful...

by Heather Neal | December 8, 2011
Drop Out Prevention

Stop the Drop GA: A Dropout Prevention Summit

Half of the adults in my family are teachers, or were teachers, in public education in Georgia. Half. And almost every one of those educators in my family have at least a Master’s degree, too. It’s safe to say that...

by Heather Neal | November 10, 2011
Students doing high-tech work at Taylor's Creek Middle School

Passion for Partnerships

My bus tour ended Thursday. But here's an update from the road of what I experienced. Updated as of October 26, 2011 Great partnership examples happening throughout Georgia at all levels - elementary, middle and high...

by Marilyn Stansbury | October 25, 2011

Need a Real World Connection? Try Apple Picking!

As a student, my favorite days were the experiment days, those days when we got to see and do what we had been learning in class. Even with the vastness and diversity of modern technology, I don’t think that is less...

by Heather Neal | October 12, 2011
GPB Education's Patrice Weaver and middle school students from Crabapple Middle School.

Finding Your "Home"

Let me start by saying that I have a wide range of classroom-based experience in a variety of settings. I have been an instructor of adult learners in a High School Completion program at a Community College, an adjunct...

by | September 28, 2011
Georgia Tech honors biology class students took this photo using Kodak PlayTouch cameras during my video workshop.

Multimedia in Service Learning and Urban Habitat Restoration

How do you include multimedia in a service learning project that centers on urban habitat restoration? That sums up the proposition that Dr. Jenny Cruse-Sanders from the Atlanta Botanical Garden and Georgia Tech honors...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | September 22, 2011

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