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Helicopter crew right before the first safety briefing on the day of the first installation in San Jose de Maipo.

TOHL Project Attempts To Bring Water To All

Yun Mi Park - Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 11:15am

A few weeks back, a colleague of mine passed along some information around TOHL. It seemed interesting enough, but when I learned more about the water mobilization project, I knew I had to share its story. So I asked...

Death and the Civil War

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 7:29am

Death and the Civil War, the new American Experience documentary that airs tonight at 8 p.m., covers the conflict from a more gruesome perspective: death. Dealing with war and death is difficult. This documentary does...

Peanuts gang explains the Constitutional Convention

Constitution Day Video by Peanuts

Heather Neal - Monday, September 17, 2012 - 4:39am

If you're spending time on on the Constitutional Convention of 1787 with your students this week, we have found a wealth of content for you. Rosemary listed Five Ways to Teach Constitution Day with quizzes,...

Five Ways to Teach Constitution Day September 17

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, September 14, 2012 - 7:38am

Constitution Day is considered the birthday of the United States government. On September 17, 1787, delegates to the Constitutional Convention gathered and signed the the U.S. constitution. Congress made Constitution...

The BAMMY awards statuette - this is what the best of the best educators receive.

The BAMMY Awards Honor the Stars of Education

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, September 14, 2012 - 5:29am

While TV stars get EMMYs and music stars get GRAMMYs, did you know that teachers get BAMMYs?Yes, BAMMYs - a national award program that celebrates excellence across the education field presented by the...

Chicago teachers rally during the walk out. Image courtesy flickr photostream kirstiecat.

The Chicago Teacher Strike: What do You Think?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 12:00pm

I suspect teachers in Georgia would have a lot to say about Chicago’s teacher’s strike. Many of the issues that educators there are dealing with resonate here and across the nation: teacher merit evaluations, pay,...

Photo courtesy Jason Huett.

Charting A Realistic Course for Educational Reform

Yun Mi Park - Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 11:21am

A few weeks ago, I attended Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education's (GPEE) 20th Anniversary Partnership Forum. The forum's keynote speaker was Dr. Jason B. Huett, and he discussed and explained how education...

Organizers Wanda McClure and Nikki Robertson take a break for the cameras.

Ed Camp Atl: When Teachers Lead Professional Development

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, September 10, 2012 - 9:08am

I went to Ed Camp Atlanta over the weekend. What did I think of the event? This is what teacher professional development should look like! Teachers from five states ran the show so to speak - deciding what workshops...

Teaching Tough Subjects: September 11

Heather Neal - Monday, September 10, 2012 - 3:58am

In the eleven years since planes flew into the twin towers in New York, the landscape of our country and our world has changed greatly. The difference in the time and number of actions required to enter the airport and...

Students participate in a group rehearsal during their week in New York City.

Broadway or Bust is Amazing Case for Arts Education

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, September 7, 2012 - 5:51am

If there was ever a strong case for the power of arts education, it’s the new PBS documentary series “Broadway or Bust.” It’s about the 60 regional high school theater finalists who are sent to New York City to compete...

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