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Government Shutdown Explainers for Students

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 5:49am

When the federal government shuts down, how is the average person affected? In many more ways than people may expect. For example, the federal government runs the national parks. Due to the shutdown, the parks will be...

image from Today In Georgia History

Happy Birthday, President Carter!

Heather Neal - Monday, September 30, 2013 - 6:58am

Georgia’s one and only president was born on October 1, 1924. Jimmy Carter was born in Plains, Georgia, a rural farming community in the southwestern region of the state. In 1970, Carter jumped straight into politics...

American Graduate Day is September 28

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, September 27, 2013 - 1:00am

Join the movement to decrease drop out rates.

Scarlet Macaw in flight, Manu River, Peru (Courtesy Nature.)

Get a Bird’s Eyeview of Life on Nature’s EarthFlight

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 5:33am

Producer John Downer hopes that people who watch Nature’s EarthFlight will discover that “the complex social life of birds are not so different from our own.”“They have an unrivalled knowledge of the life of the planet...

Teaching Editing and Writing in a Digital World

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, September 23, 2013 - 4:50am

I recently presented to business education teachers at the Georgia Business Education Association conference on the topic of Teaching Editing and Writing in a Digital World. I had two main messages: our devices...

Courtesy of Brett Buchanan Photography, 2012

Latino Americans

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, September 16, 2013 - 4:43am

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with this documentary.

Official Logo of National History Day

National History Day FREE Teacher Webinar!

Patrice Weaver - Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 6:27am

Save the Date!

New Career Clusters: Connecting Students With Jobs a Good Thing

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 7:10am

What do you think of the new Career Clusters Pathways? I think they are great. Here are several reasons why requiring high school freshman to choose a career area to study early is a good thing: It encourages students...

September 6 is Flipped Learning Day

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, September 6, 2013 - 2:00am

Promote hands on learning.

What kind of force is really needed kill zombies? New online course ponders the physics. (Image from AMC.)

The Walking Dead Online Class: Math, Science and Zombies

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 11:25am

You can learn something about math, physics, public health and social science from the AMC show The Walking Dead. Professors at the University of California at Irvine plan to prove it by offering a course on the hit...


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