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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...

Tech Thursday: Scholastic’s Ebooks Collection Storia

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 8:39am

Right on the heels of Apple’s announcement of the new iPad mini, Scholastic is making it known that it has a new digital library just for classroom teachers available for tablets. It’s called Storia. What makes Storia...

President Carter Answers

Heather Neal - Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 8:34am

President Carter answers a student question in a town hall series through the end of October. As part of its 30th anniversary celebration, The Carter Center is hosting a Q...

Charter School Amendment Debate

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 4:41am

As you know, one of the amendments featured on the Georgia ballot has to do with charter schools. I identified what the issues are on a post titled “What You Need to Know About the Charter School Amendment.” But the...


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