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A Thanksgiving Quiz

Heather Neal - Monday, November 5, 2012 - 5:10am

How much do our children really know about Thanksgiving? Or how much do we know or remember for that matter? I haven't been a student (in an actual classroom, that is) in quite a while now. While researching for this...

Student Video Competition

Heather Neal - Friday, November 2, 2012 - 5:37am

Last year GPB started a campaign called Stop the Drop! to help improve graduation rates across Georgia. You can view the summit and supporting resources as well as community partner links online. This year we're...

Elmo hobnobs with kids from Sheltering Arms at the science and arts education announcement.

Elmo Announces Boost to Atlanta Pre-K Arts & Science Education

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 6:14am

If you’re going to announce a major initiative that will improve arts and science education for preschoolers, it’s best to get a celebrity to do the honors. That celebrity was Elmo - a fine choice I might add. He joined...

Getting To The Heart Of Educational Reform

Yun Mi Park - Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 12:10pm

Dr. Jason B. Huett is the Associate Dean of Online Development and USG eCore and a tenured Associate Professor of Instructional Technology and Design at the University of West Georgia (UWG). He is also the 2012...

Haunted History

Heather Neal - Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 6:24am

Just in case your students are among those who tend to get distracted by holiday activities, we have some tips for keeping them task-oriented while indulging their festive spirits. As candy quotients increase in the...

Free Webcasts: Tundra

Heather Neal - Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 10:03am

The Discovery Educator Network (DEN), a global community of educators passionate about teaching with digital media, sharing resources, collaborating, and networking, is teaming up with Polar Bears International® to...

The Hudson River swells and rises over the banks of the Hoboken, NJ. Photo courtesy Charles Sykes/AP

Tracking Frankenstorm Sandy Through Sites, Maps and Social Media

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 6:49am

Thanks to the Internet we can track the path and the affects of Hurricane Sandy. Educators and students can be more than news consumers in this case. You can study all facets of this storm: its strength, its damage, the...

Georgia Pre-K Turns 20

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, October 29, 2012 - 6:40am

It’s hard to believe that 20 years has passed since Georgia introduced its popular lottery funded pre-k program. But it’s true. The program is two decades old this week. Along with the politicians, educational leaders...

How to Handle Book Challenges

Kathy Pillatzki - Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 7:06am

This month, many of the state’s media specialists gathered at COMO (Council of Media Organizations) Conference. Kathy Pillatzki, Assistant Director at Henry County Library System was there and is guest blogging about...

To Be Young, Gifted and Bored: Part Two

Yun Mi Park - Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 8:58am

Below is part two of Angelique Fowler's three-part blog series around her experiences with gifted education in the South. Few Americans realize that no strong federal mandate exists for the expected education of gifted...

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