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Teachers, Enjoy a ‘Bite-sized’ Course Over the Holidays

Heather Neal - Monday, November 24, 2014 - 3:44pm

Make the most of your holiday down-time with a fast, flexible, and focused mini-course from PBS TeacherLine. These "bite-sized" professional learning opportunities will spark new ideas, expand your skill set, and...

Three Macon Students Share What It's Like To Be Top Of Their Classes

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, November 24, 2014 - 3:22pm

Director John Hughes captured what the 80’s teenager is supposedly like and experiences in the movie “The Breakfast Club” so well, that the Nerd, Teen, Princess, Jock and Freak archetypes used in the...

New Program for Improved Parent Engagement from DOE

Heather Neal - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 11:35am

First Lady of Georgia Sandra Deal and State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge announced the I CAN Play a Role Campaign this week.

Take the Survey: Chemistry and Physics Update Survey

Heather Neal - Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 3:35pm

Without question, one of the single most popular and widely-used classroom resources GPB has ever produced are the video lessons in Chemistry and Physics. Year-round, it’s one of the most highly trafficked sections in...

Take the Survey: Georgia Studies Digital Textbook Review

Heather Neal - Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 3:29pm

In January 2014, we released the new, digital Georgia Studies textbook. It is the updated, reformatted version of the widely used The Georgia Studies Book: Our State and the Nation published by the Carl Vinson...

Celebrate the Constitution!

Patrice Weaver - Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 12:31pm

Constitution Day is September 17th. A federal law passed as part of an appropriations bill a decade ago mandates the teaching of the Constitution in all schools that receive federal funds. Schools all over the country...

The Roswell Roots of Theodore Roosevelt

Patrice Weaver - Monday, September 15, 2014 - 8:08am

This week GPB premiers a new documentary series by Ken Burns -- The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. It is an extraordinary story of an extraordinary American family.Georgia has a unique historic connection to Theodore...

This Week in Education News Sept. 12, 2014

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, September 12, 2014 - 10:01am

This week the education headline news focused on the gubernatorial race, the correlation between exercise and student health and provided a meaty preview of the new Ken Burns PBS documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate...

The Roosevelts are Coming! Get a Preview (Video)

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 12:36pm

On Sunday September 14 at 8 p.m., Ken Burns’ spectacular and extensive seven part documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate Portrait comes to GPB. The series is a first for Burns: the first time the lives of three...

Back to School Networking Event Sept 18

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 12:34pm

Join us for a night of networking and learning.

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