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Use the 2012 London Olympics to Teach English and Math

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, July 27, 2012 - 11:20am

The London Olympics are underway and the games offer several teachable moments. Not just the standard history lesson on ancient Greece or the games themselves, but in English and Math . Here is a list of several that...

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Bob Ross Autotuned Happy Little Clouds

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, July 27, 2012 - 5:42am

It’s Bob Ross’ turn to be autotuned and remixed! The same people who remixed Mister Rogers for a YouTube video - PBS Digital and the Symphony of Science's John D. Boswell - also put together this tribute. It's called...

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Teaching with Mosquitoes

Heather Neal - Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 12:19pm

Mosquitoes are a pervasive nuisance, though not just in the tropics. However, especially in tropical locations, mosquitoes are more than just a nuisance, they are also a serious health hazard. Mosquitoes carry a...

Tech Thursday: Use Go Mo to Create A Mobile Friendly Site

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 6:04am

Google has just issued a gift to the tech savvy and tech curious. It’s called the Go Mobile or Go Mo for short.  It allows you to create a mobile friendly version of your website. This is a great tool for educators, who...

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Dual Enrollment for Academic and Career Success

Heather Neal - Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 6:11am

A tough economy is a great time to remember and make use of systems in place to save time and money, and a college or technical education for current high school students is no exception. We all know about Georgia’s...

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In Praise of Sally Ride and Her Other Contributions to Science

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 5:20am

Everyone knows that Sally Ride was the first American woman in space. But what is not commonly known is how she got there and what she did after that historic trip that has made an impact on middle school students and...

Here’s a Front Row Seat to the DEN Summer Institute

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Sunday, July 22, 2012 - 5:53pm

Discovery is streaming much of the DEN Summer Institute. You can attend from the comfort of your own home, coffeehouse or beach right here! The session schedule is pretty exciting. Consider these workshops - "Totally...

Yes Try this Experiment at School

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, July 20, 2012 - 7:30am

This week President Obama announced an initiative to cultivate a STEM Master Teacher Corps. This elite team would go to other schools - particularly ones that lack adequate science, technology, engineering and math...

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Let's Walk the Walk, People

Jungmin Kim - Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 11:02am

It has been about two weeks since I arrived in Atlanta and one of the things that I realized earlier on is that I can’t get anywhere without a car. This is quite difficult for me because back in Korea, I could go...

Tech Thursday: Cool Android Apps that Cultivate Learning

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 6:23am

Google Play has a host of educational apps that can jumpstart student learning and cultivate curiosity before they head back to school. They are designed for Android phones and tablets of course. Here’s a list of my...

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