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Tech Thursday: How to Connect Your iPad to Your Interactive White Board

Heather Neal - Friday, September 21, 2012 - 5:10am

Pinterest strikes again! Yet again I found something fun, easy, and exciting on Pinterest. This time, it wasn’t a recipe or a fall craft activity, though. I found a quick, simple, easy tutorial on connecting your...

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Math

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 7:16am

The Cat in the Hat can teach pre-school and early elementary kids math in a fun way that employs technology. How? Through a new set of online, mobile-friendly whiteboard games focused on cultivating math skills. The...

Web-based Programs for Physical Education

Heather Neal - Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 4:02am

Concentrating again on resources for bringing technology into school Physical Education programs, we want to share three online programs to support and track student (and anyone, really) progress. 1. We told you...

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...

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