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Augusta State University

Dual Enrollment for Academic and Career Success

Heather Neal - Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 6:11am

A tough economy is a great time to remember and make use of systems in place to save time and money, and a college or technical education for current high school students is no exception. We all know about Georgia’s...

Courtesy Sally Ride Science

In Praise of Sally Ride and Her Other Contributions to Science

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 5:20am

Everyone knows that Sally Ride was the first American woman in space. But what is not commonly known is how she got there and what she did after that historic trip that has made an impact on middle school students and...

Here’s a Front Row Seat to the DEN Summer Institute

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Sunday, July 22, 2012 - 5:53pm

Discovery is streaming much of the DEN Summer Institute. You can attend from the comfort of your own home, coffeehouse or beach right here! The session schedule is pretty exciting. Consider these workshops - "Totally...

Yes Try this Experiment at School

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, July 20, 2012 - 7:30am

This week President Obama announced an initiative to cultivate a STEM Master Teacher Corps. This elite team would go to other schools - particularly ones that lack adequate science, technology, engineering and math...

Empty school crosswalk

Let's Walk the Walk, People

Jungmin Kim - Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 11:02am

It has been about two weeks since I arrived in Atlanta and one of the things that I realized earlier on is that I can’t get anywhere without a car. This is quite difficult for me because back in Korea, I could go...

Tech Thursday: Cool Android Apps that Cultivate Learning

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 6:23am

Google Play has a host of educational apps that can jumpstart student learning and cultivate curiosity before they head back to school. They are designed for Android phones and tablets of course. Here’s a list of my...

Savannah Port

Charming, Historical, Famous Savannah

Heather Neal - Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 9:38am

Travel and Leisure magazine recently ranked Savannah in the Top 10 World’s Best Cities. Savannah came in at number 8, beating out Quebec and Honolulu. As a native citizen of Georgia who grew up just two counties away...

Teachers Go to Georgia Tech for Free Online

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 7:10am

You can take Georgia Tech’s Earth Science course Energy 101 or Information Technology class Computational Photography online for free. This is no gimmick and there is no catch. Georgia Tech has joined a growing band of...

Frontline’s Fast Times at West Philly High is Teacher’s Triumph

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, July 16, 2012 - 12:42pm

There are several reasons why teachers should tune into tonight’s Frontline: Fast Times at West Philly High. The first is to study and root for Simon Hauger, the engineer turned math and science teacher turned founder...

GA Historical Society Exceeds Industry Standards

Heather Neal - Monday, July 16, 2012 - 6:42am

We would like to offer earnest congratulations to the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) on their recent award of Charity Navigator’s 4-star rating. For those of you new to this particular rating system, Charity...

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