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Generation Like Sheds Light on Social Media, Money and Celebrities

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 5:20am

Dating and friend connecting apps like Tinder and Snapchat are the new “it” thing in social media circles. The apps are free, but as the saying goes, “there is no such thing as a free lunch.” The new FRONTLINE...

Who is Presidents' Day for Anyway?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 8:10pm

Which president or presidents are honored on this holiday?

The Math, Science and History of Valentine’s Day

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, February 14, 2014 - 3:00am

Valentine’s Day is more than a time to pass out candy and cards. It’s a day that inspires engineering, a walk into ancient history and mathematical techniques. You have my permission to officially cite this blog post to...

Test Drive the Georgia Studies Digital Textbook

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 5:20am

Have you downloaded the Georgia Studies Digital Textbook for iPad? (If you haven’t, what better time to get it and try it out than when schools are closed for a snow storm?) You can obtain access to it by signing up for...

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Let the Games Begin! The Educational Value of the Winter Olympics

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 5:23am

Tomorrow people will be glued to their televisions, laptops, tablets and cellphones to watch the opening ceremonies of the Sochi Olympic Games. Let the games begin, as the saying goes! I encourage teachers to encourage...

What Georgia Educators are Doing for Digital Learning Day February 5, 2014

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, February 3, 2014 - 3:00am

Take inspiration from these projects.

History, Human Rights and the Power of One - Human Trafficking Prevention in the Secondary Classroom

Robert J. Benz - Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 2:31am

Secondary school teachers have a challenging and critically important job: prepare adolescents to take on the world. Considering the dynamics involved with both teenagers and the world, we should hug the teachers we...

The New British Invasion

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, January 27, 2014 - 7:14am

The British Invasion doesn’t only refer to the Beatles’ takeover of American music in the ‘60s, it refers to the content theme being offered by PBS Learning Media this week. British Invasion is a collection of U.K....

Download the Georgia Studies Digital Textbook for iPad

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, January 24, 2014 - 3:00am

It’s finally here, the Georgia Studies Digital Textbook for iPad! We first told you about how we created a digital edition of THE GEORGIA STORIES BOOK: OUR STATE AND THE NATION for Kindles last fall. Now it’s available...

Georgia Tech Accepting More Applications for Its Cheap Master’s Degree Program

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 1:30am

You’re in luck if you are really interested in applying for Georgia Tech’s unbelievably cheap online master’s degree program in Computer Science. The university is accepting more applications for additional sessions...

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