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Test the New and Improved PBS Learning Media

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, June 27, 2014 - 6:06am

This is a test we encourage you to take and we promise you'll likely find the exam rewarding. PBS Learning Media will be freshening up the site and introducing new tools like quizzes and digital posters. We need...

Freedom Summer

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 11:19am

This week marks the 50th anniversary of that summer of 1964 when black and white volunteers from across the country went down to Mississippi to end rigid segregation and blocking voter registration among blacks. The...

PBS Learning Media Digital Innovators smile for the cameras with Newshour's Judy Woodruff. Courtesy @LDHirsh.

A Wrap up of the PBS Learning Media Digital Innovators Summit in Tweets

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, June 23, 2014 - 6:21am

As I mentioned in a previous blog post, Victoria Bostic and I were in Virginia last week supporting Lesley McClendon at the PBS Learning Media Digital Innovators summit. She and 16 other exceptionally tech savvy...

At the PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator Summit

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 5:06am

Lesley McClendon, a Lead PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator from Georgia and I are at PBS headquarters today attending the PBS Learning Media Digital Innovators Summit. (Victoria Bostic, from our New Media and...

Making the Most of My Summer

Lesley McClendon - Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 2:00am

Lesley McClendon is one of our 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators and a top 16 "Lead PBS Digital Innovators". She contributes this post on how she's spending her summer. When Rosemary Jean Louis of GPB invited...

Profile: Georgia PBS Digital Innovator Lesley McClendon

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, June 16, 2014 - 5:27am

This week one of our PBS Digital Innovators, Lesley McClendon, goes to PBS headquarters in Arlington, Va to attend the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator Summit. It is being held June 19-20, 2014. McClendon was...

Amanda Miliner is the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year. Image from valdesta.edu

Excerpts from an Interview with Georgia's 2014 Teacher of the Year

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, June 9, 2014 - 8:38am

The Macon Telegraph has this wonderful interview with 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year Amanda Miliner. Miliner teaches fourth grade at Miller Elementary in Houston County. As the state’s top teacher, she’ll serve as...

Governor Acknowledges Last Group of Master Teachers

Heather Neal - Friday, June 6, 2014 - 7:56am

Today, Governor Deal announced 24 Georgia teachers who have achieved the “Master Teacher” certification. The Master Teacher Certification Program began in 2005 to acknowledge excellence in student achievement and...

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Six Quotes from Maya Angelou That Inspire Teachers

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 6:02am

She was a singer, an author, a poet, an activist, a mother and a friend to many. But Maya Angelou was also a master teacher. She died last week at her home in Winston-Salem, NC at age 86. Her private funeral be held...

Summer PD Opportunities Abound

Ann Kohler - Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 2:00am

Each summer as teachers leave their classrooms for that much needed summer break many head for the solitude of a long vacation, a vacation combined with learning, plan a “staycation” or look for some interesting...

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