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A Tree Grows In Abu Dhabi

Yun Mi Park - Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 12:25pm

Angelique recently reached out to us as a result of hearing Southern Education Desk features on GPB radio. She is an educator who has experience as a homeschooling, public schooling, and private schooling parent. She...

Actress Mayim Bialik is a real life neuroscientist.

Mayim Bialik and other STEM Role Models Girls Should Follow

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 5:15am

I was bummed that Mayim Bialik didn’t win the best supporting actress EMMY this weekend. I thought it would have been really cool for Mayim to win because she doesn’t just play a nerdy neuro scientist on the Big Bang...

Stopping the Drop Out Nation

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 5:03am

On the heels of American Graduate Day, we’re airing a Frontline special called Drop out Nation. This programming is part of our continuing commitment to help teachers keep students in school particularly when they are...

Actresses America Ferrera (l) and Aimee Garcia speak about the value of their high school education.

American Graduate Day September 22

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, September 21, 2012 - 10:33am

Over the summer we learned an unsettling statistic: the Georgia high school graduation rate is lower than first reported. Because of a new federal reporting formula, the state’s graduation went from 81 percent to 67...

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,...

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