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Bringing Primary Sources Into The Classroom

Quick. What year was the Battle of Hastings? How many justices are on the United States Supreme Court? Who is the author of the Wealth of Nations? Far from trivia night, these questions should...

July 19, 2016

GPB Takes Kids On A Virtual Experience To UGA

We are happy to announce that the University of Georgia (UGA) virtual field trip has launched! Students across the state of Georgia can now tour UGA and explore the rich history of the first...

July 13, 2016

The Launch Of The Georgia Standards Of Excellence For Social Studies

The State Board of Education approved the first Georgia Standards of Excellence for social studies, which will be implemented during the 2017-18 school year following a full year of teacher training...

July 6, 2016

New Series ‘The Greeks’ Explores What Made The Ancient Greeks Great

The Greeks, the highly anticipated new three-part miniseries tracing the innovations and legacy of an extraordinary people, airs on GPB, starting June 21, 2016, at 9:00 p.m. ET. In this landmark...

June 21, 2016

Georgia Studies Digital Textbook Teacher Edition Now Available For Web

Instructional strategies and resources for teaching Georgia Studies are now just a click away. GPB Education is excited to announce the launch of the web version of the Georgia Studies digital...

May 4, 2016

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, camera, action! Since media exposure is essential to the success of a politician’s campaign, today’s presidential hopefuls know this phrase all too well. Not only does the...

April 13, 2016

It’s Getting Close to Super Tuesday!

How time flies! The Georgia presidential primary is right around the corner on March 1. Update students about what’s going on in the 2016 presidential election with this quick mini-episode of...

February 26, 2016

Party Over Here, Party Over There!

In our latest episode of On the Campaign Trail with Bill Nigut, we talk parties. Not the ones with streamers, food, and music but the political ones that play significant roles in our government....

February 11, 2016

It's Time To Narrow The Field

Get ready! Iowa will host the first caucus of the election season on February 1 with the New Hampshire primary following closely behind on February 9. Help students understand the difference between...

January 27, 2016

Virtual Field Trip To Warm Springs Now Available

This week we launched the latest addition to our virtual field trip series. Students can now explore Georgia’s historic Warm Springs without leaving the classroom! Warm Springs serves as home...

January 6, 2016

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